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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

The conspirators. c. 1920 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink Support: smooth off-white wove paper subsequently laid down on backing sheet of thick smooth cream cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower centre within image in pen and black ink, 'Christian. Yandell'. not dated. titled verso centre in pen and black ink, ' "The Conspirators" / [illegible] [erased]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on backing sheet verso upper left in black pencil, 'IL'. inscribed on backing sheet verso upper left in black pencil, '[illegible] / 3/8 [illegible] / GB [underlined]'.
Dimensions: image 12.9 h x 25.9 w cm sheet 12.9 h x 25.9 w cm backing sheet 30.2 h x 40.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1570
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., 12.