Christian WALLER, Peace on earth. Enlarge 1 /1

Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

Peace on earth. 1927 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from two blocks Support: medium-weight brown wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print-run unknown

Edition Notes: The text 'PEACE ON EARTH' was possibly printed from a separate block. In a different state that the artist used impressions from as her bookplate, a separate block was used to print 'CHRISTIAN WALLER' in substitute for 'PEACE ON EARTH'. This print appears to have been trimmed from a Christmas greeting card the artist made.
Primary Insc: signed lower right within print, 'cY [in monogram]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 16.4 h x 9.5 w cm sheet 18.2 h x 12.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1880
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, August 1979;
  • Part of a group of 36 prints by various Australian artists.