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Paul HAEFLIGER

Hamburg, Germany 1914 – Bern, Switzerland 1982

  • Australia 1930-32, 1939-57
  • Asia, England 1932-39
  • England, Europe 1957-81
  • Switzerland from 1981

Illustration for Oscar Wilde, Ballad of Reading Goal 1931-32
Collection Title: The Ballad of Reading Goal, by Oscar Wilde
Page: no.7.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Paul / cut iv 31/ des iv 32 (sic)' [order of designing and cutting reversed]. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'no.4'. Inscribed with work number lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'i Linocut'. Inscribed lower lower on sheet in black pencil, '7'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.6 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 8.6 h x 11.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1424
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1978.