Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Sir Sidney Nolan

Early Days:

   Nolan was born in Carlton, a suburb of Melbourne. He was the eldest of four children. His family later moved to the St Kilda. Nolan attended the Brighton Road State School and then Brighton Technical School and left school aged 14. He enrolled at the Prahran Technical College, Department of Design and Crafts, in a course which he had already begun part-time by correspondence. From 1933, at the age of 16, he began almost six years of work for Fairfield Hats, Abbotsford, producing advertising and display stands with spray paints and dyes. From 1934 he attended night classes sporadically at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School.

Sir Sidney Nolan


Personal Details


Sir Sidney Nolan

Place of Birth

Carlton Melbourne

Date of Birth

22 April 1917

Date of Death

28 November 1992 (aged 75)








The Trial, The Slip, Duck and Dog Hotel


   Works Of Sir Sidney Nolan:

Work done by Sir Sidney Nolan

Work done by Sir Sidney Nolan