Camperdown, Victoria, Australia 1906 – 1987

not titled [Central Australian landscape]. 1943
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 5 upper
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper monotype, printed in colour Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 41/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Inscribed on covering folded sheet, 'Good Cheer/ - for 1941 (drawing of artist at easel) / to all at 18 Russell St /- Happy Days for 1941/ from John A Gardner'. Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Gardner 40'. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'MONOTYPE'.
Dimensions: printed image 9.6 h x 11.0 w cm sheet 12.5 h x 15.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.7
  • The album was assembled by Robert Henderson Croll (1869-1947), writer, biorgrapher, art historian. (see ADB, vol.8, pp154-5).
  • The Croll estate was sold by the book dealer Kenneth Hince (Melbourne) and Malvern Fine Art Gallery Melbourne.
  • The album was acquired by Roger Butler from Malvern Fine Art Gallery prior to 1981.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, June 1996.