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To Paint a War
"The Lives of the Australian Artists Who Painted the Great War, 1914-18". The lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-1918

TRAVERS, RICHARD

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A sweeping painterly chronicle of the war, and a vital part of Australia's heritage.Richard Travers, the author of Diggers in France: Australian Soldiers on the Western Front, now turns his attention ...

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A sweeping painterly chronicle of the war, and a vital part of Australia's heritage.Richard Travers, the author of Diggers in France: Australian Soldiers on the Western Front, now turns his attention to the Australians who painted the Great War. In To Paint A War he follows artists such as Tom Roberts, Grace Cossington Smith, Hilda Rix Nicholas, Arthur Streeton and George Coates - detailing how they left Australia in search of inspiration and fame in London and Paris and lived enviable lives suddenly interrupted by the outbreak of war.To Paint A War is the story of their response to the crisis. Their work, in all its richness and variety, is a sweeping painterly chronicle of the war, and a vital part of Australia's heritage.

Published: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd, Australia, 2017

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