Australian Bushranger - Ned Kelly as painted by Sidney Nolan. This painting, by the Australian artist, Sidney Nolan, is of Edward 'Ned' Kelly, the last and probably the most famous of the Australian bush rangers. Ned, who is depicted wearing his famous armor, is standing over a dead trooper, one of the three he and his gang killed during an attempted ambush
Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November 1880) was an Irish Australian bushranger. He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded killer, while others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.