The Resource To paint a war : the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18, Richard Travers

To paint a war : the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18, Richard Travers

Label
To paint a war : the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18
Title
To paint a war
Title remainder
the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18
Statement of responsibility
Richard Travers
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Among all the forms of national memory and commemoration, it falls to the artists to paint a war. When war is as traumatic as the Great War, the artists' burden is so much the greater. The Australian artists who painted World War I approached their subject personally, in ways that reflected their experience of the war. Grace Cossington Smith painted on the home front. Hilda Rix Nicholas suffered personal loss beyond words. Tom Roberts, George Coates, and Arthur Streeton served as wardsmen in a military hospital in London. George Lambert travelled to ANZAC Cove in 1919 to make a definitive record of the war at Gallipoli
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Travers, Richard
Dewey number
759.06
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War artists
  • Painters
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • War in art
  • Art, Australian
Label
To paint a war : the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18, Richard Travers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500500903
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
To paint a war : the lives of the Australian artists who painted the Great War, 1914-18, Richard Travers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500500903
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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