Bird and billabong

Primary Artist

John Olsen (1928–)

Title

Bird and billabong

Reference

Olsen (1980), 33

Date made

1976

Place made

Australia, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

etching, engraving and aquatint, printed from in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate

Matrix size

33.0 x 40.2 cm (plate-mark)

Support

Creme Velim Arches 250 gsm paper

Support size

52.4 x 75.2 cm (sheet)

Manufacturers mark

watermark: 'ARCHES FRANCE'

State

published state

Impression

16/30

Edition information

edition of 30

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Olsen 1976'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bird & Billabong'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '16/30'.

Subject description

Bird at the edge of a circular form.

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

38303

Accession number

76.482

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 2, 1976/77 (1976-08-10)

Credit line

Purchased 1976

Copyright

© John Olsen. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

Country of context

Australia

Creators

OLSEN, John | (1928–) Australian | Male | artist

MILLER, Max | (1940–) Australian | Male | printer