Eric THAKE, Epstein, Einstein? I can never remember!. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

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

Epstein, Einstein? I can never remember!. [Epstein's bust of Einstein.] 1962 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin 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, 1962.' titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'IN THE MELBOURNE GALLERY / 'Epstein, Einstein? I can never remember!'. Inscribed centre sheet open in black pencil, 'EPSTEIN'S BUST OF EINSTEIN'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 20.6 h x 14.6 w cm sheet (folded in half) 22.2 h x 14.6 w cm sheet (open) 22.2 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.257.23
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.