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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

The nativity [Cartoon for stained glass window for St Paul's Church, Linton] c.1938 Place made: Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in charcoal and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed, not dated. inscribed lower edge as part of image, black pencil, 'The nativity/To the glower right of God / Samupper leftLewers / and other pioneers'.
Dimensions: sheet 273.2 h x 77.2 w cm image 247.0 h x 38.4 w cm sight 253.4 h x 44.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Deutsher 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2154
  • 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., 139.