Black cockatoo

Primary Artist

John Olsen (1928–)

Title

Black cockatoo

Source

Earth Hold, Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1978

Page or Plate number

no.5.

Reference

Olsen (1980), 81

Date made

1978

Place made

Australia, Australia, New South Wales, East Kangaloon, Max Miller Workshop View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

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

Matrix size

38.0 x 30.4 cm (plate-mark)

Support

Arches paper

Support size

75.0 x 53.0 cm (sheet)

Manufacturers mark

watermark: 'ARCHES FRANCE'

State

published state

Impression

2/60

Edition information

edition of 60

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black black pencil, 'John Olsen 1978'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black black pencil, 'Black Cockatoo' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black black pencil, '2/60',

Subject description

Native Australian fauna: black cockatoo dangling from branch.

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

33342

Accession number

82.172

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 10, 1981/82 (1982-06-15)

Provenance

Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Port Jackson Press, Sydney, June 1982.

Credit line

Purchased 1982

Copyright

© John Olsen. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

Country of context

Australia

Creators

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

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