Christian WALLER

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

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

The light shineth in darkness [Design for stained glass window] (1930-35) Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, paintings, paint; paper; varnish drawing in oil paint brushed and incised Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed, not dated. inscribed upper edge as part of image 'The / light shineth / in darkness / John C3 V19'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '1' (in circle). (Also see Notes.)
Dimensions: image 21.2 h x 9.0 w cm sheet 31.4 h x 22.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1562
  • With the artist at her death in 1956.
  • Collection of Klytie Pate, neice 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., 19.