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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Night Train and Owls 1980

Estimate $160,000 - $180,000

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© John Olsen/Licenced by Viscopy, 2018

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

JOHN OLSEN

born 1928
Night Train and Owls 1980

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'John Olsen 80' lower right
167 x 171.8 cm

  • Lot Sold $260,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $317,200 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, acquired fromm the above
Australian Galleries, Mlebourne
Savill Galleries, Sydney, acquired from the above in February 1995
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in December 1995
Savill Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above on 17 December 1996

Exhibited

John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 27 October – 8 November 1980, no. 2 (label verso)
John Olsen – In Search of the Open Country 1961-1986, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, 5 August – 14 September 1986, no. 16, 'Night Train'
John Olsen Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1 November 1991-2 February 1992 (label verso)
Charles Blackman, John Olsen, Arthur Boyd, Savill Galleries, Sydney, 1-22 November 1995, no. 14, illustrated

Literature

Deborah Hart, John Olsen (rev. ed.), Craftsman House, Sydney in association with G + B Arts International, 2000, plate 99, pp. 151, 152 (illustrated)
Jenny Zimmer and Ken McGregor, John Olsen: Journeys into the 'You Beaut Country', Macmillan, Melbourne, 2007, p. 92 (illustrated)

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Administrator

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