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Title

Golden summer, Clarendon

1983


Artist

John Olsen

Australia, England, Spain, Portugal

21 Jan 1928 -


Details


Date

1983


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

182.5 x 244.3 cm board; 184.5 x 246.5 x 3.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "John Olsen '83".


Credit

Purchased with the assistance of Salomon Brothers 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

167.1985


Artist information

John Olsen

Works in the collection

129


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 11 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Cross, Pulse: Paintings by John Olsen 1961-2005, Healesville, 2005, 17 (colour illus.), 18, 27. Exhibition checklist.

Deborah Hart, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'John Olsen', pg. 196-207, Sydney, 2000, 201.

Deborah Hart, John Olsen, Sydney, 1991, 160 (colour illus.), 161, 163 (colour illus.), 164, 168. cat.no. 108

Patrick McCaughey, Encounters with Australian modern art, 'John Olsen and Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-128, South Yarra, 2008, 118, 119. General reference

Humphrey McQueen, Art Monthly Australia, 'Positions vacant', pg. 21-23, Canberra, Sep 2000, 22. review of 'Australian icons' exhibition

Ross Mellick and Nick Waterlow, Spirit and place: Art in Australia 1861-1996, Sydney, Nov 1996, 92 (illus.), 149.

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Comparing artists: It can expand perceptions of their work', pg. 12-14, Sydney, Aug 2009, 14.

Sebastian Smee, The Weekend Australian, 'Master of his domain', pg. 18-19, Sydney, 13 Aug 2005-14 Aug 2005, 18 (colour illus.). Arts Review section.

Sebastian Smee, Fred Williams: infinite horizons, 'Fred Williams and company', pg. 206-215, Canberra, 2011, 214 (colour illus.), 215.

Geoffrey Smith, Sidney Nolan: desert & drought, 'Outback and beyond', pg. 126-127, Melbourne, 2003, 126 (colour illus.). figure no. 2

East of the Sun, Sydney, 1997. List of works