A two-time winner of the Archibald Prize, Judy Cassab AO CBE (1920- 2015) was a portraitist of immense insight and imagination, seemingly able to capture not only a sitter’s likeness but the spirit of their times. As well as painting social luminaries, royals, fellow artists, family and friends, she was also a prolific draughtswoman, printmaker, and an acclaimed landscape artist. Today, Cassab’s portraits reside in the British Royal Collection, National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery of Australia, and many other prominent and prestigious public, corporate, and notable private collections.
The present etching reflects Judy Cassab’s prowess as a graphic artist. Created in collaboration with the Crown Street Press, it presents a more private side of Cassab’s artistic output with a focus on the intimate circle of family and friends. This work is a wonderful find for budding art buyers, seasoned connoisseurs of graphic arts, and dedicated collectors of works by women artists.
Judy CASSAB (1920 - 2015)
'The Embrace' 1994
etching and aquatint on paper
Edition of 50
Image Size: 25 x 29 cm
Signed: signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil in margin below image: 11/50 THE EMBRACE CASSAB 94
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
© The Artist or Assignee
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