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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

Perseus and the Graeae. c. 1922 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in brush and watercolour over underdrawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight textured brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right within image in black pencil, 'Christian Yandell'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 42.9 h x 31.3 w cm sheet 44.9 h x 31.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1581.1
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., 4.