Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Turkish pots and lemons


Artist

Margaret Olley

Australia

22 Jun 1923 - 25 Jul 2011


About

"I collect things because I might paint them. I love shapes - I wanted to be a sculptor and at first studied both sculpture and painting."

Margaret Olley, 1990


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1982


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

68.6 x 91.5 cm board; 78.3 x 101.0 x 3.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, green oil "Olley". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

457.2001


Artist information

Margaret Olley

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Christine France, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Donald Friend / Margaret Olley', pg. 128-139, Sydney, 2002, 138 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

Christine France, Margaret Olley, Sydney, 1990, 120, 121 (colour illus.), 179. plate no. 30

Barry Pearce, Margaret Olley, Sydney, 1996, 88-89 (colour illus.). plate no. 52