Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Wellington, New South Wales, Australia born 1940

printer, intaglio

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


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1975

publisher (organisation)

Black cockatoo 1978
Collection Title: Earth Hold, Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1978
Page: no.5.
Place made: Max Miller Workshop, East Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'ARCHES FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/60
Edition: edition of 60

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Olsen 1978'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Black Cockatoo' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/60',
Dimensions: plate-mark 38.0 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 53.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.172
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Port Jackson Press, Sydney, June 1982.