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Main Title: Heysen to Heysen : selected letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen / edited and introduced by Catherine Speck. Book Cover
Author: Heysen, Hans, Sir, 1877-1968, author.
Heysen, Nora, 1911-, author.
Speck, Catherine, editor.
National Library of Australia, contributor.
Imprint: Mile End, SA : Wakefield Press, 2019.
Collation: illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits, plates, paperback ; 24 cm. viii, 351 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates :
Subject: Heysen, Hans Sir, 1877-1968
Heysen, Nora, 1911-2003.
Art and artists
Painters and painting
South Australia
Edition: Wakefield Press edition.
ISBN: 9781743056417
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.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 750 HEY SPE Available