Emus by the lake

Primary Artist

John Olsen (1928–)

Title

Emus by the lake

Date made

1975

Reference

Olsen (1980), 18

Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

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

Matrix size

50.2 x 33.2 cm (plate-mark)

Edition information

edition of 50; plus 10 artist's proofs (3 with 'Christ Bird arrives' printed on Mulberry paper).

Subject description

Native Australian fauna: three emus at Lake Eyre, South Australia.

Country of context

Australia

Legacy id

28837

Creators

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

PORT JACKSON PRESS | (1975–) Australian | Organisation | publisher

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

Miller Street Print Workshop. | (1973–) Australian | Organisation | print workshop

Impressions

Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 76.199.4

State

published state

Impression

27/50

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