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Tiki. 1976 Description: Fred Valis greeting card.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below plate-mark in black ball-point pen, 'F. Valis -76'. Titled lower right below plate-mark in black ball-point pen, 'Tiki'. not inscribed.
Secondary Insc: Printed inscription inside card in black ink, 'Season's Greetings/ and best wishes for/ a Happy New Year from/ Fred and Mirka Valis'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.8 h x 8.4 w cm card closed 20.0 h x 11.4 w cm card (opened) 20.0 h x 22.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Tom Trauer, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.309
  • Gift to Robert Trauer, from Fred and Mirka Valis. Gift the the National Gallery of Australia, from Tom Trauer, the son of Robert Trauer, Melbourne, 2008.