Hans Heysen

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Birthday
8, 1877
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 2, 1968 (90)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1877
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 2, 1968 (90)

About

Australian artist best known for his watercolor paintings of Australian gum trees and landscapes.

Before Fame

He left school at fourteen to begin working, but later studied art at night school.

Trivia

He was a nine-time winner of the Wynne Prize and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1945.

Family Life

His daughter, Nora Heysen, also became a successful artist.

Associated With

Raymond Mayson was another artist appointed to the Order of the British Empire.