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Temptation of St Anthony

oil and enamel paint on composition board
121.8 × 91.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Wahroonga, Sydney, New South Wales
inscribed in blue paint l.c.l.: nolan / 52 (2 underlined)
inscribed in yellow crayon on reverse u.l.: Young Prince Em, / of Tyre
inscribed in yellow crayon on reverse u.c.: He the dark hero / Moistens his finger in iguana's / blood
inscribed in black fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.c.: PROPERTY / No 5 (5 in a circle) MRS EDWARD DYSON / (IT) / NOT FOR SALE LONDON / TEMPTATION / OF ST ANTHONY
inscribed in yellow pastel c.l.: 1952
inscribed in yellow pastel c.r.: ADELAIDE
inscribed in charcoal c.: (...illeg.) GHT FROM / (...illeg.) / 1964 / (...illeg.)
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of an anonymous donor, Barbara Tucker, Founder Benefactor and the proceeds of The Impressionists Gala Dinner at NGV International, 2004
© Sidney Nolan Estate. All Rights Reserved 2011 / Bridgeman Art Library
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Gallery location
Gallery 8
Level 2, NGV Australia