John OLSENJohn ROBINSONNeil LEVESONDRUCKMA PRESS, Lake Eyre in December Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1940 – Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 2009

printer, lithographic

  • Europe 1967-69, 1975-76


Australia 1948 – 1992



Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1977 – 1983

print workshop (organisation)

Lake Eyre in December 1978 Place made: Druckma Press, West Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from four plates Support: soft white wove BFK Velin Curve Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, 'BFK RIVES/FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 32/75
Edition: edition of 75; plus 15 artist's proofs, 4 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Printed by the artist
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right corner in black pencil, 'John Olsen / 78'. Titled lower centre edge in black pencil, 'L. Eyre in December'. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '32/75'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right 'dp'
Dimensions: printed image 73.6 h x 56.0 w cm sheet 96.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.360
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Given by the artist to the NGA, June 1994.