Eric THAKE, The shepherd. Enlarge 1 /1


Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904 – Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982

The shepherd. 1930 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured in gouache Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: presentation proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: printed as a christmas card
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake'. dated lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'New Year 30-31' inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'To Chas. De Bibia'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 21.5 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.432
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1987.