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colour etching, colour aquatint, deep etching and relief printing
24.6 × 29.7 cm (plate) 33.6 × 40.0 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Australian Galleries, Member, 1996
© Sidney Nolan Estate. All Rights Reserved 2011 / Bridgeman Art Library
Gallery location
Not on display
Printed in shades of vibrant orange and purple, this image depicts the contorted form of a cow, victim of the savage drought which killed thousands of cattle in Australia during the early 1950s