Sir Sidney Robert Nolan (22 April 1917 – 28 November 1992) was one of Australia's best-known painters and printmakers.
Sidney Nolan was born in Carlton, an inner working-class suburb of Melbourne, on 22 April 1917. He was the eldest of four children. His parents, Sidney (a tram driver) and Dora, were both fifth generation Australians of Irish descent. Nolan later moved with his family ... more »
''When the critics come around it's always too late.''Sidney, Sir Nolan (1917-1992), Australian artist. Daily Telegraph (London, Sept. 15, 1992).