Paul HAEFLIGER, Townsville Enlarge 1 /1


Hamburg, Germany 1914 – Bern, Switzerland 1982

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

Townsville 1936 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 laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published stste
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 60

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Paul Haefliger 36'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Townsville'. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '60 prints'.
Dimensions: 19.8 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1451
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1978.