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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

not titled (Male portrait - Joseph Nelson) c.1927 Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower right upside down in black pencil, 'Scarab'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '56'.
Dimensions: sheet 25.3 h x 18.6 w cm image 18.0 h x 15.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1576
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., 105.