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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
inscribed in pencil l.l.: N
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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
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