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Title

Laughing frog

1977


Artist

John Olsen

Australia, England, Spain, Portugal

21 Jan 1928 -


Details


Date

1977


Media category

Print


Materials used

sugarlift aquatint, printed in dark brown ink on cream Velin Arches paper


Edition

13/90


Dimensions

63.8 x 50.4 cm platemark; 89.4 x 75.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "John Olsen/77.".


Credit

Gift of the artist 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

378.2005


Artist information

John Olsen

Artist profile

Works in the collection

131


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Robert Henderson Grieve, Australian etching 1978, Melbourne, 1978, (illus.). cat.no. 47; titled 'Laughing frog', dated 1977, ed. 90

David Hurlston and Deborah Edwards (Editors), John Olsen: the You Beaut Country, Melbourne, 2016, 136 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Animals on paper - from the Australian collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, Sydney, 1992. cat.no. 58

Stuart Purves and John Olsen (Compilators), My complete graphics: John Olsen 1957-1979, South Melbourne, 1980, 83 (illus.), 243 (illus.). cat.no. 31