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

The Flukes, Moby Dick. 1931 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: light-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 12/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake, 1931'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'The Flukes' (Moby Dick)'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image, '12/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right in black pencil, '15.N6'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '8'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.4 h x 20.8 w cm sheet 32.6 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1291
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Golden Age Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria, September 1984.