Penshurst, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1972

  • Europe 1929-30

Guinea fowls 1923 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, gouache; ink; paper linocut, printed in brown ink, from one block; hand-coloured ingouache Support: medium weight brown wove wrapping paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2; published state
Impression: 14/15
Edition: edition of 35 in black ink, proposed edition of 15 hand-colour impressions, 4 are listed in the artist's book of sales

Edition Notes: The 2nd state is after the cutting of a line just within the top boarder of the print. Work is in a contemporaneous mount with equal sides and top, with exaggerated margin at bottom.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'M Napier Waller.'. not dated. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '14.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 11.0 h x 14.9 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 22.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.453
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2004.