Christian WALLER, To the way that I came I betook me [Study for 'The Robe of Glory'; mural design for Fawkner Crematorium, Melbourne]. Enlarge 1 /1

Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

To the way that I came I betook me [Study for 'The Robe of Glory'
mural design for Fawkner Crematorium, Melbourne].
1937 or 1938 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache; graphite painting in brush and gouache over underdrawing in black pencil Support: thick smooth white cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled lower left to lower right within image in brush and gouache and black pencil, 'TO THE WAY THAT I CAME I BETOOK ME'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 30.3 h x 45.7 w cm sheet 47.0 h x 59.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.88
Provenance:
  • With the artist at her death in 1954.
  • Collection of Klytie Pate, niece of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, February 1981.