Judy Cassab (1920-)
|Artist Name||Judy Cassab (1920-)|
|Description||An original oil on panel by the famous listed Australian artist Judy Cassab. This stunning abstract expressionist oil is a bold, adventurous and confident abstract expressionist landscape and is signed and dated 1961. It is titled Campfire and has beautiful subtle blues and browns and depicts the wild arid Australian landscape outback and figures sitting around a campfire. A very colourful and vibrant painting.
Signed lower right.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||30 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an original gallery frame 36 inches by 30 inches. Excellent condition.|
|Condition||In fine gallery condition.|
|Biography||Judy Cassab AOCBE (born 15 August 1920) is an Australian painter. She has twice won the Archibald Prize. Judy Cassab was born Judit Kaszab in Vienna, Austria in 1920 to Hungarian parents. Her husband was put in a forced labour camp by the Nazis in World War II, and returned to Hungary in 1944. She moved to Australia in 1950 and settled in Sydney. She was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize twice: in 1960 for a portrait of Stan Rapotec and in 1967 for a portrait of Margo Lewers. She has held more than fifty solo exhibitions in Australia, as well as others in Paris and London.|