Margaret OLLEY

Lismore, New South Wales, Australia 1923 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2011

  • France, England 1949-53

Venice 1952 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper monotype, printed in black ink, from one glass plate; watercolour Support: medium-weight textured off-white laid Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower centre, 'Ingres Arches écoles [?] Ingres'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: unique impression; no edition

Primary Insc: Signed lower right within image, 'Olley'. Dated lower left within image, '52'. Titled lower left within image, 'VENICE'. Signed lower right on image in watercolour, 'Olley'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black ink, 'Margaret Olley / Basilica della Salute'.
Dimensions: printed image 57.4 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 63.3 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011.
Accession No: NGA 2011.10
Subject: Architecture
Image rights: On behalf of the Estate of Margaret Olley
  • In the artist's possession until 2011.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane 2011