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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

Life approaching the void 1975
Collection Title: Lake Eyre series
Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache, watercolour, synthetic polymer paint Support: toronoko paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left in black pencil, 'John Olsen 1975'.
Dimensions: sight 98.7 h x 98.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.742
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, 1976.