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Title

Seated nude

1957

Artist

George Olszanski

Poland, Australia

1919 - 1982

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  • Details

    Date
    1957
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    pen and black ink, grey fibre-tipped pen on buff wove paper
    Dimensions
    42.0 x 32.0 cm sight
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., "G. de Olszanski/ 57".

    Credit
    Bequest of Pat Minter 2002
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    115.2002
    Artist information
    George Olszanski

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  • About

    Born in Poland, George Olszanski (George D'Olszanski-Ronikier) studied art in Poland before serving with the British Army in India and Europe during the second World War. He studied at the Royal Academy School in Rome 1945-47 before leaving for Australia in 1948. He first exhibited with the Merioola group in Sydney and later at Clune Galleries and David Jones Gallery. He was art director at David Jones and director of the David Jones Gallery 1950-59.

    Best known for his colourful semi-abstract paintings, this drawing also reveals a command over figure drawing which can, for example, be compared to the work of Francis Lymburner.

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2002

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