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The Resource Nora Heysen: A Portrait

Nora Heysen: A Portrait

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait
Title
Nora Heysen: A Portrait
Statement of responsibility
Anne-Louise Willoughby
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Hahndorf artist Nora Heysen was the first woman to win the ArchibaldPrize, and Australia's first female painter to be appointed as an officialwar artist. A portraitist and a flower painter, Nora Heysen's life wasdefined by an all-consuming drive to draw and paint. In 1989, aged 78,Nora re-emerged on the Australian art scene when the nation's majorart institutions restored her position after years of artistic obscurity.Extensively researched, and containing artworks and photographs from thepainter's life, Nora Heysen: a portrait is the first biography of the artist, andit has been enthusiastically embraced by the Heysen family. This authorisedbiography coincides with a major retrospective of the works of Nora andher father, landscape painter Hans Heysen, to be held at the NationalGallery of Victoria in March 2019
Summary
Hahndorf artist Nora Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia's first female painter to be appointed as an official war artist. A portraitist and a flower painter, Nora Heysen's life was defined by an all-consuming drive to draw and paint. In 1989, aged 78, Nora re-emerged on the Australian art scene as the nation's major art institutions restored her position after years of artistic obscurity. Extensively researched by the author, Nora Heysen- a portrait is the first biography of the artist, and it has been enthusiastically embraced by the Heysen family.
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10775484
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SALS
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Anne-Louise Willoughby
Dewey number
759.994
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Target audience
adult
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a portrait.
Label
Nora Heysen: A Portrait
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Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300007860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781925815214
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Nora Heysen: A Portrait
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300007860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925815214
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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