Eric THAKE, Self-portrait among the ant hills. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

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

Self-portrait among the ant hills. 1950 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 below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1950'. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Self portrait amont the Ant hills'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 18.0 h x 14.6 w cm sheet (folded in half) 18.7 h x 14.6 w cm sheet (open) 18.7 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.10
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.