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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)

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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