Nora Heysen - A Portrait

Author(s): Anne-Louise Willoughby

Artists & Styles

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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General Fields

  • : 9781925815207
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : Fremantle Press
  • : April 2019
  • : 15.2 Centimeters X .6 Centimeters X 22.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 384
  • : Anne-Louise Willoughby
  • : Paperback
  • : English