Cabbage Trees and a Bay 1968. Shay Docking.
Shay Docking

1928 - 1998

Cabbage Trees and a Bay 1968

New Zealand Series
Pastel
76 x 62 cm
Signed and dated
Literature: Shay Docking. The Landscape as Metaphor by Ursula Prunster published A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney 1983, page

Shay was fond of using the star-like foliage of the cabbage-tree as a motif in a number of her drawings and paintings.   Here she’s tipped-up the curving bay on the left as a visual balancing force and to keep the elements of the painting on the surface of the picture plane

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