The Last Painting of Sara De Vos - Part One: Sydney, July 2000 - Part Two: En Route to Sydney, August 2000 Summary & Analysis

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Part One, continued

Sydney, July 2000 – A small party, planned by Ellie's sister Kate, has gathered together to celebrate Ellie Shipley’s lifetime achievement award from the Women’s Caucus for Art and the new edition of her book, Dutch Women Painters in the Golden Age. Now in her sixties, Ellie has been living in Sydney for three years after a failed marriage in London and a job offer at Sydney University. She has taken a rural, isolated house. Ellie takes a call from Max Culkins, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, who is on the way to a conference in Beijing. He reports that an upcoming show of Dutch women painters at the gallery has been given permission to display “At the Edge of a Wood.” This unsettles Ellie, who...

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