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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 the flame'. 1931 or 1932 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right within image in black pencil, 'CHRISTIAN WALLER'. not dated. titled upper right to upper left within image in black pencil, 'The LORDS of the FLAME'. inscribed lower left to lower right within image in black pencil, 'Who brought down to Earth the Fire / of Heaven'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '064'.
Dimensions: image 31.9 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 14.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.209
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Women Artists [gallery], Melbourne, 1977.