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Paris to Monaro learning resource

This resource, structured around the biography of the artist Hilda Rix Nicholas, is a companion to the exhibition Paris to Monaro.

With a focus on selected works this resource provides questions and activities to prepare students to visit the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, questions for discussion in the exhibition and post visit extension questions and activity.

Mrs George Matson Nicholas, c. 1917 by Hilda Rix Nicholas .

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Autumn evenings golden glow, c.1942 by Hilda Rix Nicholas
Autumn evenings golden glow, c.1942 by Hilda Rix Nicholas
Autumn evenings golden glow, c.1942 by Hilda Rix Nicholas
Autumn evenings golden glow, c.1942 by Hilda Rix Nicholas

Paris to Monaro

Pleasures from the studio of Hilda Rix Nicholas

Previous exhibition, 2013

After successfully exploring the art scenes of London, France and Morocco, Hilda Rix Nicholas settled at Knockalong, a property near Delegate, on the Monaro plain in the 1920s.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.