Eric THAKE, She's a beautiful pig boys, all meat and no pertaters. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

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

She's a beautiful pig boys, all meat and no pertaters. 1960 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, 1960.' titled lower centre within printed image in black pencil, 'HORSHAM SALE YEARS / 'She's a beautiful pig boys, all meat and no pertaters!' '.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 20.4 h x 14.8 w cm sheet (folded in half) 20.4 h x 14.8 w cm sheet (open) 20.4 h x 29.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.21
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.