First published by the National Library of Australia 2011.
The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's most recognized landscape painters. These letters between the two reveal a different story.
Introduction -- On writing letters -- On Hans Heysen -- On Sallie Heysen -- On Nora Heysen -- Editor's note -- Cosmopolitan London, 1934-1937 -- Sydney and the Archibald Prize, 1938-1943 -- Life as an official war artist, 1943-1946 -- To Liverpool, London and back again, 1946-1953 -- Touring the Pacific and settling in Sydney, 1953-1959 -- Success, anxiety and change, 1960-1968 -- Epilogue -- Chronology.
Includes bibliographical references and index.