Sidney NolanSidney Nolan
- 28 November
) was an Australian painter
, one of Australia's best known.
Nolan was born in Melbourne and attended the National Gallery Art School. He later studied at the Atelier 17, Paris, under the famous S.W.Hayter.
Nolan painted a wide range of personal interpretations of historicla and legendary figues, including Burke and Wills, and Eliza Fraser.
Probably his most famous work is a series of stylised depictions of the bush ranger Ned Kelly in the Australian Outback.
In 1950 Nolan moved to London, England, where he lived until his death.
Nolan is less well known for his skilled theatrical set designs and book illustrations.
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