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Christian WALLER

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

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

Study for 'The Lords of Venus'. 1931 or 1932 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight bone paper

Edition Notes: This is a study for the print 'The Lords of Venus' from 'The Great Breath: a book of seven designs' (1932). A copy of the book is in the NGA collection: IRN 39108, accession no. 76.722.23.1-10.
Primary Insc: not signed, not dated. inscribed upper edge within image, black pencil, 'The LORDS of VENUS'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '065'.
Dimensions: sheet (irregular) 36.3 h x 17.4 w cm image 31.8 h x 13.7 w cm sight 32.5 h x 14.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.207
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Women Artists [gallery], Melbourne, 1977.