Life drawn to the void

Primary Artist

John Olsen (1928–)

Title

Life drawn to the void

Date made

1975

Reference

Olsen (1980), 17

Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

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

Matrix size

60.2 x 45.0 cm (plate-mark)

Edition information

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

Subject description

Bird above Lake Eyre, South Australia during rare flooding.

Country of context

Australia

Legacy id

28838

Creators

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

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

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

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

Impressions

Collection

National Gallery of Australia | 76.199.5

State

published state

Impression

27/50

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