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Title

Moulasi, New Guinea

1954


Artist

Nora Heysen

Australia

11 Jan 1911 - 30 Dec 2003


Details


Other Title

Moulasi


Date

1954


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pastel on paper


Dimensions

57.4 x 44.7


Signature & date

Signed l.l. "Nora Heysen". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9191


Artist information

Nora Heysen

Artist profile

Works in the collection

99


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Jane Hylton, Nora Heysen: light and life, 'Peaceful and conductive: A home of her own', pg. 39-45, Kent Town, 2009, 41, 82 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, ‘Heysen to Heysen: letters across a generation’, pg. 33-36, Sydney, Mar 2012, 35, 36 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Focus on Nora Heysen', pg. 20-21, Sydney, Dec 2005-Jan 2006, 20, 21 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, The portrait and the nude: Australian drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 38

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Autumn Exhibition, New South Wales, 1956. cat.no. 60