Frank WEITZEL, Island legend. Enlarge 1 /1


Levin, Aotearoa New Zealand 1905 – London, England 1932

  • Australia 1928-29, England from 1929

Island legend. c.1930 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks (black and warm reddish bown inks) Support: cream laid oriental laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impresion
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower centre below printed image in blue ink, 'F Weitzel'. not dated. inscribed lower centre below printed image in blue ink, 'Island Ledend'. inscribed lower right below printed image in blue ink, '£ 1.1.0'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Col. Lino'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 20.8 h x 22.5 w cm sheet 26.6 h x 31.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1930.0005 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.281
  • With Parkin Gallery, London.
  • 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.189, ((illustrated).