E. Mervyn TAYLOR, Magical wooden head (Polynesian legend) Enlarge 1 /1

E. Mervyn TAYLOR

Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand 1906 – Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand 1964

Magical wooden head (Polynesian legend) 1940s Place made: New Zealand
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E. Mervyn Taylor'. no dated. titled verso. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Ed: 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sight 22.7 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.448
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from 'Important paintings, jewellery & decorative arts', Auckland, New Zealand: Peter Webb Galleries, 28 -30 June 2005, lot301, illustrated. 2005.