Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

"Perhaps it was the dark held out his hand, And morning came and stole his hand away". (1931) Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: edition of 50, signed and numbered in Manuscripts (deluxe edition) no.1, November 1931. Edition of 700 published in standard edition titled in letterpress below; plus additional proofs

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.7 h x 9.8 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 17.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.2882
  • With the artist at her death in 1956.
  • Collection of Klytie Pate, neice of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, November 1981.