John OLSENAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Sticking your neck out Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Sticking your neck out 1992 Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in blue and purple ink ink, from two stones Support: off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right edge, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Olsen '92'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Sticking Your Neck/Out'.Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'AP'.Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'APW II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1604'
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 40.0 h x 36.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.0 h x 60.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1604
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.