Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

The old artist - Lloyd Rees. February 1989 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured, additions in pastel Support: thick grey wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 40; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 7 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Olsen '89'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Old Artist/ Lloyd Rees'. 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 1912'
Dimensions: printed image 76.0 h x 56.0 w cm sheet 76.4 h x 56.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1912
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.