John OLSENFred GENISPORT JACKSON PRESS, Back o' Bourke. Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

  • Europe 1956-60
  • Spain, Portugal 1965-67


Netherlands born 1934

  • Australia 1950s, United States 1965-1972, Australia from 1972


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1975

publisher (organisation)

Back o' Bourke. 1979
Collection Title: Down under. Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1979.
Page: no.2.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from two plates Support: cream wove Velin Arches paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 18/50
Edition: edition of 50
Place Published: Sydney: Port Jackson Press

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Olsen 79'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Back o' Bourke' '. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '18/50'.
Dimensions: printed image 80.2 h x 60.9 w cm sheet 91.2 h x 63.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.108.7
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Solander Gallery, Canberra, 1990.