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Title

Stanislaus Rapotec


Artist

Judy Cassab

Australia, Austria, Hungary

15 Aug 1920 -


About

Judy Cassab was the second woman artist to win the Archibald Prize in 1960. She painted her friend and fellow artist, Stanislaus Rapotec. The Gallery purchased her winning painting in 1961.


Details


Date

1960


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

152.5 x 91.5 cm board; 169.3 x 108.0 x 4.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., blue oil "Cassab/ 60".


Credit

Purchased 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA2.1961


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1960


Artist information

Judy Cassab

Works in the collection

62


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 17 publications

Bibliography


Draga Gelt and Liliana Eggleston-Tomažič, Anthology of Slovenia artists and sculptors, Melbourne, 2010, 52, 53 (colour illus.).

John Hetherington, Australian painters, forty profiles, Melbourne, 1963, 188 (illus.).

Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 229 (colour illus.).

Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 7 (colour illus.).

Lou Klepac, Judy Cassab: artists and friends, Sydney, 1988, 31 (colour illus.).

Elwyn Lynn, Judy Cassab: places, faces and fantasies, Melbourne, 1984, 124 (colour illus.).

Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 28 Jan 1961.

Brenda Niall, Judy Cassab: a portrait, 'Judy Cassab: a portrait', Sydney, 2005, (colour illus.) located between pg 180-81.

John Olsen, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Artist who painted with thunder', pg. 18, Sydney, 21 Nov 1997, 18 (illus.). Arts section: Obituary of Stanislaus Rapotec by John Olsen. A photograph of Rapotec with Judy Cassab in front of her 1960 Archibald Prize-winning portrait of the artist.

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Postwar Years', pg. 40-62, Sydney, 1999, 56 (colour illus.), 131 (colour illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The postwar years: Judy Cassab', pg. 53-54, Sydney, 2005, 53 (illus.), 54 (colour illus.), 141 (colour illus.). Photograph on pg. 53 with Judy Cassab and Stanislaus Rapotec standing infront of the painting.

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 229 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, 11 Feb 1961.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 01 Feb 1961.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Observer, London, 18 Feb 1962.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 28 Jan 1961.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 27 Jan 1961.