Sidney Nolan

1917 - 1992

Sidney Nolan

Sir Sidney Robert Nolan (; 22 April 1917 – 28 November 1992) was one of Australia's leading artists of the 20th century. Working in a wide variety of mediums, his oeuvre is among the most diverse and prolific in all of modern art. He is best known for his series of paintings on legends from Australian history, most famously Ned Kelly, the bushranger and outlaw. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sidney Nolan has received more than 254,996 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,204th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Sidney Nolan ranks 1,204 out of 1,258Before him are Hans Hofmann, Ben Nicholson, Moshe Castel, John Russell, Asher Brown Durand, and Peter Perez Burdett. After him are Alice Pike Barney, Jamini Roy, Jan Theuninck, L. S. Lowry, Paul Nash, and Charles R. Knight.

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Among people born in 1917, Sidney Nolan ranks 191Before him are M. G. Ramachandran, Albert Mol, Bagrat Shinkuba, Joshua Nkomo, Robert Fano, and Robert Lowell. After him are Leonard Chess, Jo Stafford, William H. McNeill, Betty Holberton, June Foray, and Kusuo Kitamura. Among people deceased in 1992, Sidney Nolan ranks 166Before him are Ronnie Bucknum, Marsha P. Johnson, Earle Meadows, Amjad Khan, Sven Delblanc, and Bep van Klaveren. After him are William Schuman, Peter Hirt, Mae Clarke, Brenda Marshall, Nancy Walker, and Sterling Holloway.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Sidney Nolan ranks 175 out of 575Before him are John Russell (1858), Emily Browning (1988), Scott Morrison (1968), Bob Daisley (1950), Markus Zusak (1975), and Ken Kavanagh (1923). After him are Barry Humphries (1934), Alfred Deakin (1856), Eliza Taylor (1989), Harry Hopman (1906), Helen Reddy (1941), and Mervyn Rose (1930).

Among PAINTERS In Australia

Among painters born in Australia, Sidney Nolan ranks 3Before him are Albert Namatjira (1902) and John Russell (1858).