Eric THAKE, The flukes. Enlarge 1 /1


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

The flukes. 1931
Collection Title: Moby Dick.
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.