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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

The Lunar Pitris 1932
Collection Title: The Great Breath: a book of seven designs, by Christian Waller. Melbourne: Golden Arrow Press, 1932
Page: plate 2
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin translucent vellum, tipped onto thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 57/150
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 Goldern Arrow Press

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 31.6 h x 13.7 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 13.7 w cm page 44.0 h x 24.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.23.5
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.