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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

Preliminary design for "The Lords of Venus" [recto] 1931 or 1932 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: (See 79.1572B)
Dimensions: image 27.6 h x 13.1 w cm sheet 35.5 h x 21.4 w cm sight 32.9 h x 14.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1572A
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., 185, (illustrated).