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Robert TRAUER

Czechoslovakia 1913 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1985

  • Australia from 1949

A Happy Christmas. 1970 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin wood; stuck onto peach patterned paper which has been fashioned into a greeting card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression

Primary Insc: signed upper centre within image in printed black ink, 'RT [within flag]'. signed and dated lower right on card recto in black felt-tip pen, 'from Robert Trauer 70'. Titled upper left on card recto in black felt-tip pen, 'A Happy Christmas'. not inscribed.
Dimensions: printed image 16.3 h x 10.9 w cm card closed 17.2 h x 11.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Tom Trauer, the artist's son, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.623
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Gift the the National Gallery of Australia, from Tom Trauer, the artist's son, Melbourne, 2008.