(Australia 28 Apr 1919 – 20 Oct 2001)
John Olsen, Lake Eyre
- Not on display
- Further information
This portrait of John Olsen is a candid and spontaneous study made in 1975 on a trip to Lake Eyre, where Hodgkinson accompanied Olsen, Tim Storrier and naturalist Vincent Serventy. The lake was flooded for the first time in decades, with a resulting abundance of life attracting artists and scientists alike. The AGNSW has works in the collection by both Olsen and Hodgkinson that resulted from that trip - in fact, this drawing is on a sheet from one of Hodgkinson's sketchbooks already in the AGNSW collection.
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004
- black fibre-tipped pen on white wove paper
- 29.5 x 19.5 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "FH/ 75".
- Gift of Kate Hodgkinson, the artist's widow 2004
- Accession number
- © Frank Hodgkinson Estate