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Title

Transparent landscape, Rainbow Valley

1997

Artist

Judy Cassab

Australia, Austria, Hungary

15 Aug 1920 - 03 Nov 2015

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Rainbow Valley Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    1997
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal on thick white wove paper
    Dimensions
    76.2 x 102.8 cm sheet ; 104.5 x 130.0 x 2.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r. corner, charcoal "Cassab 97".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    221.1997
    Copyright
    © Estate of Judy Cassab. Licenced by Copyright Agency

    Reproduction requests

    Dobell Prize for Drawing
    - 1997
    Artist information
    Judy Cassab

    Artist profile

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  • About

    Drawing was central to Cassab’s desert paintings. She made many drawings and watercolours outdoors (en plein air) while observing her subject directly, developing the theme further in the studio, but even the larger canvasses and watercolours made in the studio reveal powerful under-drawings. Cassab’s desert works never lose their link with nature, while at the same time being expressive of abstract qualities of form and colour.

    This work was a finalist in the 1997 Dobell Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1997.

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2015

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Rainbow Valley

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 5 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

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