John Olsen 'Giraffes and Balloon' hand signed limited edition print

John Olsen 'Giraffes and Balloon' hand signed limited edition print

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John Olsen’s work is informed by a deep reverence for the environment. Throughout his work, this passion for the land and the animals which inhabit it, is what cuts deepest. Here, he joyfully depicts a group of giraffes.

Olsen first began sketching giraffes on his trip to Kenya, where he was struck with their unusual silhouette and pattern. At once otherworldly and strangely reminiscent of human awkwardness, they became mainstays in his visual vocabulary. Barely able to stay on the page, this lively ode to graceful creatures is the artist at his most recognisable.  

Olsen is among Australia’s most recognised and iconic artists. With a career spanning over 50 years, his work is celebrated and collected by all major Australian institutions. This collectable limited edition print is created with the finest museum quality archival materials and is hand signed by the artist. It also comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the publisher so that you can document your collection.

John OLSEN (1928 - )
'Giraffes and Balloon' 2000
archival pigment print on paper
Edition of 99
Image Size: 80 x 60 cm
Signed: signed, titled and numbered in margin
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
© John Olsen / Copyright Agency 2018

Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.

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