Christian WALLER, The Golden Faun. Enlarge 1 /1

Christian WALLER

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

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

The Golden Faun. 1932
Collection Title: 'The Great Breath: a book of seven designs, by Christian Waller. Melbourne: Golden Arrow Press, 1932
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin translucent vellum
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: proposed book edition of 150 (only about 30 bound up, the numbering was not chronological but based on the numerology of the purchaser); additional proofs.
Place Published: Melbourne: The Golden Arrow Press

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: written lower right on verso in blue pen, '52'
Dimensions: printed image 31.8 h x 13.5 w cm sheet 45.5 h x 19.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.212
  • Purchased from Important Women Artists, Melbourne, 31 May 1977.