Eric THAKE, Ung, a maker of pictures. Enlarge 1 /1


Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

Ung, a maker of pictures. 1929 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in brush and gouache Support: medium-weight, cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/30
Edition: edition of 30; Thake noted that only about 12 of the edition of 30 were printed.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 29.'. titled lower centre below printed in black pencil, 'Ung, a maker of pictures.' . inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '7/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.8 h x 32.8 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 46.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.265
  • John Wolfran (spelling?).
  • Collection of Roger Butler, Melbourne, 1976-78.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the exhibition, 'A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950', Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 13 April - 5 May 1978, cat., no.89, ((illustrated).