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John OLSEN

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

Max MILLER

Wellington, New South Wales, Australia born 1940

printer, intaglio

  • Italy, England 1968-72
  • Europe, Japan 1978-79

New England poem [Landscape poem, New England] 1995
Collection Title: For New England: a print portfolio by eight contemporary artists. Armidale, NSW: New England Regional Art Museum in conjunction with Pat Corrigan, 1995
Place made: Max Miller Workshop, East Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour à la poupée, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Arches BFK Rives 280gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE', with infinity symbol
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/50
Edition: edition of 50

Edition Notes: The portfolio is limited to an edition of 50, plus artist proofs. Published by New England Regional Art Museum in conjunction with Pat Corrigan and commissioned by the Museum to mark the occasion of stage two of its development program. The title page, text and colophon are set in Baskerville type and were printed by Michelle Perry at the Marnling Press, Sydney. The portfolio was bound by Hervé Goarin in Sydney in 1995.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Olsen '95'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'New England Poem' '. Inscribed with edition details lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '8/50'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower left edge, 'EAST/ KANGALOON [within oval]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.0 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Gordon Darling Foundation 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.87.6
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Gordon Darling Foundation, from the New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW, 1995.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from The Gordon Darling Foundation, April 2000.