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John OLSEN

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

artist

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

THE LYTLEWODE PRESS

publisher (organisation)

Bill YOUNG

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1952

printer

not titled [proof of 'New York']. 1998
Collection Title: Olsen, John. 'New York Nowhere'. Melbourne: Lytlewode Press, 1998.
Place made: Bill Young Studio, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, hard-ground etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right edge, 'Arches / [infinity symbol] FRANCE / A'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: unique proof
Edition: edition of 175

Edition Notes: Printing: The etchings were printed by Bill Young at his Neville Street workshop, Middle Park. The proofs were printed in late 1998 and the editions in early 1999. Inscriptions: The etchings are signed by Robert Littlewood, the publisher and owner of Lytlewode Press. He signed them in his capacity as the publisher and also to authenticate them especially where the proofs were unsigned by the artist. Littlewood also annotated several of the etchings to give their contextual relevance. Source: Email Correspondence with Robert Littlewood 30/05/16.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: publisher's signature inscribed verso lower left to lower centre in black pencil, 'Robert Littlewood'. inscribed verso lower centre to lower right in black pencil, ''Unique proof before aquatint 1st state'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.3 h x 14.3 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 38.0 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Caitlin Elise Littlewood 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.369.12
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Caitlin Elise Littlewood, Malvern East, 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program. Donor acquired the work from the publisher Robert Littlewood.