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

Primary Insc: signed lower right edge in black pencil, 'CHRISTIAN. WALLER'. not dated. titled upper left to upper right within image in black pencil, 'THE MAGICIAN OF THE BEAUTIFUL'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '063'.
Dimensions: image 29.7 h x 12.9 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 13.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.210
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Women Artists [gallery], Melbourne, 1977.