Nora Heysen (11 January 1911 - 30 December 2003) was an Australian artist, the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize in 1938 for portraiture and the first Australian woman appointed as an official war artist.

Nora Heysen January 1911 - 30 December was an Australian artist, the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize in 1938 for portraiture and the first Australian woman appointed as an official war artist.

"Mme Elink Schuurman" - The painting that won Nora Heysen the Archibald Prize in 1938.

Winner: Archibald Prize 1938 Nora Heysen Title : Mme Elink Schuurman Medium : oil on canvas

Nora Heysen - Still Life With Cauliflower And Vegetables From The Artists Garden

Nora Heysen - artwork prices, pictures and values. Art market estimated value about Nora Heysen works of art.

Nora Heysen self portrait; Doug Moran Prize 1988 finalist via moranprizes

Nora Heysen self portrait; Doug Moran Prize 1988 finalist via moranprizes

Captain Nora Heysen, Australian war artist WW2

Captain Nora Heysen, Australian war artist WW2

Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney  by Sage

Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000

Captain Nora Heysen at a Casualty Clearing Station, at Finschhafen, New Guinea. As a War artist Nora met the man she would marry, during World War II.

Captain Nora Heysen at a Casualty Clearing Station, at Finschhafen, New Guinea. As a War artist Nora met the man she would marry, during World War II.

Nora Heysen (22), A Self-Portrait, 1933.

Nora Heysen A Self-Portrait,

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