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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia born 1928

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

Slessor 1990 or 1991 Description: Head and clock
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pastel, watercolour and gouache Support: paper (sketchbook page with perforations on left side)

Primary Insc: signed lower right in brush and brown ink, 'John Olsen'. not dated. Titled lower right in brush and brown ink, 'Slessor'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.8 h x 21.6 w cm sight 27.3 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.379
Subject: Portrait: male, poet
Image rights: © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, June 1994.