John OLSENDiana DAVIDSON, RK at 70. Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Australia born 1945

printer, intaglio

  • England United States

RK at 70. [Rudy Komon at 70] 1978 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: white Arches paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 39/50
Edition: edition of 50, artist's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John / Olsen / 78'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '39/50'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'RK at 70'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.2 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ruth Komon Bequest 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.273
Subject: Portrait: male
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Bequest to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Rudy and Ruth Komon Bequest, 2002