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Nora Heysen Nora Heysen i(A59437 works by)
Born: Established: 11 Jan 1911 Hahndorf, Mount Barker (SA) area, Adelaide, South Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 30 Dec 2003 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

'The daughter of painter Hans Heysen (q.v.), Nora Heysen was highly regarded as an artist in her own right. In 1938 she became the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize and in 1943 achieved another "first" - becoming the first woman to be appointed an official war artist, a position that saw her posted to New Guinea from 1943-1946.'

Source: Design and Art Australia Online http://www.daao.org.au/ (Sighted: 14/06/2011)

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Awards for Works

Mme Elink Schuurman 1938 single work art work
1938 winner Archibald Prize for Mme Elink Schuurman
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