Eric THAKE, The inhabitants of this country. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

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

The inhabitants of this country. 1953 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, 1953.' titled lower centre within printed image in black pencil, ' 'The Inhabitants of this Country -' '. inscribed centre left sheet open in black pencil, 'Jenny'. inscribed lower left sheet open in black pencil, 'Joan'. inscribed lower centre sheet open in black pencil, 'Grace'. inscribed upper centre sheet open in black pencil, 'Evil'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 18.8 h x 13.2 w cm sheet (folded in half) 19.7 h x 14.4 w cm sheet (open) 19.7 h x 28.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.13
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.