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Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

Christ in glory [Design for stained glass window, Canterbury Methodist Church] between 1930 and 1936 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in pen and brush and ink and gouache Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Christ in glory / Design for Canterbury / Methodist Church'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'West window / Scale 1' = 1 ft.'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in blue crayon, 'Christ in Glory'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '19'.
Dimensions: sheet and image 17.6 diameter backing 31.2 h x 21.8 w cm sight 30.4 h x 21.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1558
  • With the artist at her death in 1954.
  • Collection of Klytie Pate, niece of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, August 1979;
  • From the exhibition, 'Christian waller 1895/1956', Melbourne: Deutsher Galleries, 8 September - 30 September 1978, cat. no., 39.