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Interior, 1935 / Nora Heysen
Bib ID 7378934
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Heysen, Nora, 1911-2003, artist
 
Online Versions
Description 1935 
1 painting : oil on canvas, colour ; on canvas 33.3 x 30.5 cm 
Summary

Oil painting depicting Nora Heysen's friend and sculptor Everton 'Evie' Stokes, in their London flat. The painting is known to have been painted in 1935, although it has been re-signed and re-dated 1938 by the artist.

Biography/History

Nora Heysen won the Archibald Prize when she was 27 years old, the first female artist to do so. She was also the first Australian female to be appointed an official war artist, 1944-1946.

Notes

Title from acquisition documentation.

Inscriptions: "Nora Heysen 1938 Heysen 1935"--Signed and dated by artist in red lower right corner.

Inscriptions on verso: "(This belongs to Nicholas Ardlie) Meredith Stokes"--Handwritten in black ink on top margin of backboard.

PIC Screen 170 #PIC/20242 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-421797936

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Sotheby's Australia, 2017. 
Subjects Stokes, Everton -- Portraits.  |  Artists -- Australia -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Artists -- England -- London -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Occupation Artists.  |  Sculptors.
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PIC Drawer 12873
Copy: Backboard
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PIC Screen 170 #PIC/20242
Copy: Painting
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