John OLSENArthur BOYDMax MILLERMAX MILLER WORKSHOP, Double Portrait Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

Arthur BOYD

Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Wellington, New South Wales, Australia born 1940

printer, intaglio

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


East Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia

print workshop (organisation)

Double Portrait [Boyd by Olsen, Olsen by Boyd] 1978 Place made: Max Miller Workshop, East Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etchings, printed in brown ink with plate-mark, each from one plate Support: dark cream wove Creme Velim Arches paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 25
Place Published: Sydney: Port Jackson Press

Primary Insc: Signed ' John Olsen' Arthur Boyd' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A.P'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in black pencil, '05166'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 31.8 h x 25.3 w cm plate-mark (b) 31.8 h x 25.3 w cm sheet 53.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.818
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from The Christensen Fund, Perth, 1995.