Eric THAKE, Koepang boy. Enlarge 1 /1

Eric THAKE

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

Koepang boy. 1946 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: about 6 impressions printed (see inscription)

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right within image, 'Eric Thake 1946'. titled lower right within image, 'Koepang boy'. inscribed by Eric Thake verso of original backing board, 'Koepang boy. linocut / Very few prints (perhaps 1/2 doz) / were taken from this block. / This I'm sure is the only one left' [1973].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 30.2 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 37.2 h x 22.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.267
Subject: Figure, male
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist 1973.