Eric THAKEJohn GARTNERHAWTHORN PRESS, ...Then wrought a tomb and slept. Enlarge 1 /1


Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982


1914 – 1998

printer, relief

  • working 1940s


printing firm (organisation)

...Then wrought a tomb and slept. 1942 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1942'. titled lower left within printed image in black pencil, ' ' - then wrought a tomb and slept' '.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 16.8 h x 11.8 w cm sheet (folded in half) 16.8 h x 13.1 w cm sheet (open) 16.8 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.2
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.