John OLSENMax MILLERMILLER STREET PRINT WORKSHOPPORT JACKSON PRESS, Emus by the lake Enlarge 1 /1

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

MILLER STREET PRINT WORKSHOP

print workshop

PORT JACKSON PRESS

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1975

publisher (organisation)

Emus by the lake 1975
Collection Title: Edge of the void. Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1975.
Page: no.4
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: white Velin Arches 300gsm paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 27/50
Edition: edition of 50; plus 10 artist's proofs (3 with 'Christ Bird arrives' printed on Mulberry paper).
Place Published: Sydney: Port Jackson Press

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Olsen 1975'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Emus by the lake'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '27/50'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.2 h x 33.2 w cm sheet 80.0 h x 60.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.199.4
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, August 1976.