# 32428

OLSEN, John (1928 - )

John Olsen “The Kiss”

$2,500.00 AUD

Townsville and Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 2009. Folio, quarter-calf over linen, gilt-lettered on spine, unpaginated, original signed Olsen etching bound in as frontispiece, titled ‘The Kiss’ and editioned out of 30 copies, an original Olsen pen sketch of a lyre bird facing title page with the edition number written by the artist in pen, poem by Olsen ‘The Kiss’, 16 full page colour illustrations, each with a manuscript caption in ink hand written by John Olsen on the facing page. Limited to 30 copies signed and numbered by Olsen. ‘The Kiss’ reproduces a John Olsen sketchbook on the subject, and is a very limited edition publication.