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An image of Joie de vivre by John Olsen, Portalegre Tapestry Workshop

John Olsen

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

Portalegre Tapestry Workshop

(Portugal  – )

Joie de vivre
Place of origin
Media categories
Textile, Weaving
Materials used
woollen tapestry

180.0 x 239.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l., woven "MTP [monogram]/ fino/ John Olsen Australia". Not dated.
Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1965
Accession number
© John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Emma Collerton, The three O's: Orban, Olsen & Ogburn, 'A new beginning', pg. 17-26, Orange, 2013, 26 (colour illus.), 49, 59.

Walter Kommer (Editor), The Australian, Surry Hills, 27 May 1965.

Walter Kommer (Editor), The Australian, Surry Hills, 24 Apr 1965, (illus.).

Keith Sinclair (Editor), Age, Melbourne, 16 Jun 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Pix, Sydney, 01 May 1965, (illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 25 Apr 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 21 Apr 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1966, (illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 02 May 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 01 May 1965.

Exhibition history (3)

John Olsen, Clune Galleries, Sydney, 22 Apr 1965–May 1965

John Olsen retrospective (1991-92):

The three O's: Orban, Olsen & Ogburn:

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