Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

My friend Rapotec 1984 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/9
Edition: edition of 9; plus 4 artist's proofs numbered i/iv - iv/iv

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Olsen 84'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'My friend Rapotec' Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/9'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in black pencil, '05255'.
Dimensions: printed image 74.3 h x 55.4 w cm sheet 74.3 h x 56.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.820
Subject: Portrait, male, artist
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from The Christensen Fund, Perth, 1995.