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An image of Golden summer, Clarendon by John Olsen

John Olsen

(Australia, England, Spain, Portugal 21 Jan 1928 – )

Title
Golden summer, Clarendon
Year
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
Accession number
167.1985
Copyright
© John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

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, Roseville, 2000, 201.

Deborah Hart, John Olsen, East Roseville, 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, Acton, 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, Newtown, Aug 2009, 14.

Sebastian Smee, The Weekend Australian, 'Master of his domain', pg. 18-19, Surry Hills, 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

Exhibition history (8)

John Olsen retrospective (1991-92):

Spirit and place: art in Australia 1861-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 21 Nov 1996–31 Mar 1997

East of the Sun (1997), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 01 Jun 1997–17 Nov 1997

Southern Reflections: Ten contemporary Australian artists:

Terrains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 1999–25 Jul 1999

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Pulse: Paintings by John Olsen 1961-2005, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 29 May 2005–23 Oct 2005

Life of the Land: simultaneous perspectives- John Olsen and William Robinson, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Lismore, 01 Nov 2011–01 May 2012