Napier WALLER, The man in black Enlarge 1 /1


Penshurst, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1972

  • Europe 1929-30

The man in black 1925 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: working state, key block only
Impression: undesignated proof
Edition: edition of 50; plus state proofs and experimental proofs

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 30.7 h x 17.7 w cm sheet 38.6 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2258
  • Collection Lorna Waller (the artists widow), by descent.
  • A selection of woodcuts and linocuts by Napier Waller and other Melbourne artists, Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 18 August - 3 September 1978, cat., no.13.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1986.