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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

St Agnes [Design for stained glass window, St. James Church, Ivanhoe] (1940-43) Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; graphite; ink; paper; varnish drawing in pencil, gouache, varnish, ink, pen and brush and incised Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Christian Waller'. not dated. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Design for window/St James Church/Ivanhoe'. inscribed as part of image 'St Agnes/A lamb of God/In loving memory'.
Dimensions: image 25.0 h x 7.7 w cm sheet 39.2 h x 19.9 w cm sight 37.1 h x 18.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1563
Provenance:
  • 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., 33.