John OLSEN

Born
21 January 1928 Newcastle, New South Wales
Nationality
Australian

 (31 works)

  • Sketch of Russell Drysdale
    Title
    Sketch of Russell Drysdale
    Production date
    (c. 1981)
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    coloured pastel
    Accession number
    P61-1982
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 1982
  • Dish
    Title
    Dish
    Production date
    1970
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN (decorator); Tom SANDERS (thrower)
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D1-1971
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1971
  • Granada
    Title
    Granada
    Production date
    1959
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    oil on canvas
    Accession number
    2004.199
    Credit Line
    The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
  • Joie de vivre
    Title
    Joie de vivre
    Production date
    1964-1965
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN (designer); TAPECARIAS PORTALEGRE WORKSHOPS, Portugal (manufacturer)
    Medium
    wool
    Accession number
    1344-D5
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1965
  • Where the bee sucks, there suck I
    Title
    Where the bee sucks, there suck I
    Production date
    1984-1986
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    oil on composition board
    Accession number
    AC3-1986
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John Olsen, Governor, 1986
  • Elegy for Fred Williams
    Title
    Elegy for Fred Williams
    Production date
    1982
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    oil on canvas
    Accession number
    AC10-1982
    Credit Line
    Gift of the artist, 1982
  • River passing through a plain
    Title
    River passing through a plain
    Production date
    1982
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    oil on canvas
    Accession number
    AC11-1982
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1982
  • The Flood - Towards Lake Eyre
    Title
    The Flood - Towards Lake Eyre
    Production date
    2008-2012
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    watercolour, gouache and chalk
    Accession number
    2012.191
    Credit Line
    Gift of John Olsen AO, OBE in honour of Gerard Vaughan through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2012
  • Calle estrecha (the narrow street)
    Title
    Calle estrecha (the narrow street)
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    oil on canvas
    Accession number
    AC8-1986
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Mr Marc Besen, Governor, 1986
  • Sunday afternoon in the Domain
    Title
    Sunday afternoon in the Domain
    Production date
    1963
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    acrylic, crayon and ink on paper on board
    Accession number
    2013.71
    Credit Line
    Gift of Neville Bertalli through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2013
  • Echidna upside down
    Title
    Echidna upside down
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    John OLSEN
    Medium
    colour lithograph
    Accession number
    P95.7-1988
    Credit Line
    Presented by the Australian Legal Group, 1988