Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
- Europe 1956-60
- Spain, Portugal 1965-67
The man sinks: Slessor's Five Bells
1972 Description: Study for a motif in Olsen's mural "Salute to five bells" for Sydney Opera House mural
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and colour inks Support: paper
Primary Insc: Signed, dated and inscribed lower right in ink, ' 'The Man Sinks' / Slessor 5 Bells / John Olsen 72'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in blue ballpoint pen, 'A2166'.
sheet 59.6 h x 75.3 w cm image 50.2 h x 54.6 w cm
: Purchased 1976 Accession No
: NGA 76.677 Image rights
: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, 1976.