Ned Kelly painting breaks auction record for Australian art
A painting of the notorious bank robber Ned Kelly has become the most expensive piece of Australian art ever sold, fetching $5.4 million (£ 3.3 million) at an auction in Sydney.
Nolan art hits target
First Class Marksman, one of Sidney Nolan's paintings from his first 1946 Ned Kelly series, sold for $5.4 million, including buyer's premium, through Menzies Art Brands in March 2010.
Desert, 1986 by Sidney Nolan
'Of course Rimbaud … at a certain point … started to push further and to attribute musical sounds to the structure of his words … and all painters and poets I think try and aspire to music in that sense ...
Sidney Robert Nolan. 1917-92 Australia - List All Works
Art market auction sales from the 1970s to 2020 for 7,964 works by artist Sidney Robert Nolan (1917-92), and values for over 18,000 other Australian and New Zealand artists.
Self portrait, 1943 by Sidney Nolan
From the outset of his career in Melbourne, Sidney Nolan stood out as a highly original artist. He painted 'Self portrait' at the age of 26, during his military service in the Wimmera district of north-west Victoria. It embodies many ...