Cressida CAMPBELL, Through the windscreen. Enlarge 1 /1


Australia born 1960

Through the windscreen. 1986 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Cressida Campbell '86'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'THROUGH THE WINDSCREEN'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '3/20'.
Dimensions: printed image 48.8 h x 60.8 w cm sheet 69.6 h x 99.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1625
Image rights: © Cressida Campbell
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery from Mori Gallery, Sydney, 1987.

Campbell’s view is of Sydney Harbour foreshores, but not from conventionally picturesque vantage points. She mixes run-down industrial sites with bits of nature - any of the standard monuments to civic prider are pushed well into the background.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra