Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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


Paris commenced 1927

print workshop (organisation)

  • New York

Paris 1957 Place made: Atelier 17, Academie Ranson, rue Joseph Bara, Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove cartridge paper
Edition State: 6th state of 6
Impression: 1/1
Edition: no edition; state proofs only

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John / Olsen / 57'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Paris' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/1. Inscribed 9at a later date) lower centre below plate-mark in pen and ink, '6th & Final State'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in black pencil, '05122'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.5 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.811
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from The Christensen Fund, Perth, 1995.