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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 and the ascension [Designs for stained glass windows, St. Paul's Church, Linton] c.1938 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Christian Waller'. not dated. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Design for St Pauls/ Linton'. inscribed lower edge of image 1, 'The nativity'. inscribed lower edge of image 2, 'The ascension'.
Dimensions: sheet 48.0 h x 23.2 w cm image 1 32.9 h x 5.8 w cm image 2 32.9 h x 6.1 w cm image 3 8.0 h x 5.7 w cm sight 47.2 h x 22.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Chris Deutsher 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2155
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., 44,