Paul HAEFLIGER, not titled [Lyre bird] Enlarge 1 /1

Paul HAEFLIGER

Hamburg, Germany 1914 – Bern, Switzerland 1982

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

not titled [Lyre bird] 1931-33 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour in the Japanese manner, from multiple blocks Support: thin cream Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left on image in pen and ink, 'Paul Haefliger [illeg]'.
Dimensions: 38.6 h x 26.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1444
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1978.