John OLSEN, McElhone Steps Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

McElhone Steps 1963 Materials & Technique: paintings, synthetic polymer paint on composition board Support: composition board
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed, dated lower right in green paint, 'John / Olsen / '63'. titled lower right in paint, 'MCELHORNE / STEPS'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in white chalk, 'McEHLONE (sic) / STEPS'. inscribed verso centre left in white chalk, '1 [enclosed in circle] S'. label verso upper left, '[NGV: John Olsen retrospective Nov 1991 - Feb 1992
Dimensions: Board 122.0 h x 183.3 w cm framed (overall) 1260 h x 1870 w x 45 d mm
Acknowledgement: The Alan Boxer Bequest 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2392
  • Collection of Alan Boxer