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An image of City rooftops by Olive Cotton

Olive Cotton

(Australia 11 Jul 1911 – 27 Sep 2003)

Title
City rooftops
Year
1942
printed 1985
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions

30.5 x 28.0 cm image; 47.3 x 37.6 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Olive Cotton". Dated l.l. sheet, pencil "...c '42".
Credit
Purchased 1985
Accession number
415.1985
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Five years on: a selection of acquisitions 1981-1986, Sydney, 1986. cat.no. 150

Natasha Bullock (Curator), Soft shadows and sharp lines: Australian photography from Cazneaux to Dupain, Sydney, 2002, (illus.). no pagination or catalogue numbers

Helen Ennis, Olive Cotton, Sydney, 2000, 29 (illus.). cat.no. 44

Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Newtown, Aug 2013, 14.

Exhibition history (6)

Five years on: a selection of acquisitions 1981-1986, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Sep 1986–23 Nov 1986

Souvenirs of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Mar 1992–10 May 1992

In a certain light: Clarice Beckett and Olive Cotton, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, 08 Mar 1995–15 Apr 1995

Olive Cotton:

Soft Shadows and Sharp Lines: Australian photography from Cazneaux to Dupain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Sep 2002–17 Nov 2002

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013