Coopers Creek enters the void
John Olsen (1928–)
In Edge of the void. Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1975.
Page or Plate number
Olsen (1980), 16
sugarlift-aquatint, engraving and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate
60.6 x 45.0 cm (plate-mark)
white Velin Arches 300gsm paper
80.0 x 60.4 cm (sheet)
edition of 50; plus 10 artist's proofs (3 with 'Christ Bird arrives' printed on Mulberry paper).
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Olsen 1975'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Cooper enters the void'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '27/50'.
Cooper Creek entering Lake Eyre (north), South Australia.
National Gallery of Australia
Interim Council, Meeting 19 (1976-04-13)
Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, August 1976.
© John Olsen. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Country of context
MILLER, Max | (1940–) Australian | Male | printer
Miller Street Print Workshop. | (1973–) Australian | Organisation | print workshop
PORT JACKSON PRESS | (1975–) Australian | Organisation | publisher
OLSEN, John | (1928–) Australian | Male | artist