Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Australia 1948 – 1992


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Tropical pond 1988 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in olive green ink, from one stone Support: white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 3 trial proofs, 5 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs, 1 right-to-print proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Olsen '88'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Tropical Pond'.Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1239'
Dimensions: printed image 25.0 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1239
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.