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Transparent landscape, Rainbow Valley



Judy Cassab

Austria, Australia, Hungary

15 Aug 1920 – 03 Nov 2015

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Rainbow Valley Northern Territory Australia
    Media category
    Materials used
    charcoal on thick white wove paper
    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".

    Gift of the artist 1997
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Estate of Judy Cassab/Copyright Agency

    Reproduction requests

    Dobell Prize for Drawing
    - 1997
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    Judy Cassab

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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

Other works by Judy Cassab

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