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On display on Level 1

Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Burning at Glenrowan 1946
Collection Title: Ned Kelly Series
Title Notes: 23
Materials & Technique: paintings, enamel paint on composition board

Primary Insc: not signed, dated reverse u.l., chalk "Oct. 1946"
Dimensions: 121.5 h x 90.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sunday Reed 1977
Accession No: NGA 76.298

Very Rev. Dean Gibney: ‘I got no answer, of course, and I looked in and found the bodies of Dan Kelly and Steve Hart lying together. As far as I could tell they were burnt from the waist up.’ Historical record


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Very Rev. Dean Gibney: 'I got no answer, of course, and I looked in and found the bodies of Dan Kelly and Steve Hart lying together. As far as I could tell they were burnt from the waist up.'


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra