Auburn, Victoria, Australia 1904
Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1982
The coffin life-buoy.
Collection Title: Moby Dick.
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
Edition: edition of 31
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Eric Thake 1932'.
titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'The Coffin Life-Buoy' (MOBY DICK)'
inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '11/31'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image 21.0 h x 25.6 w cm sheet 25.1 h x 31.0 w cm
: Purchased 1983 Accession No
: NGA 83.1274
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983.
- From the auction, ' Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982, lot 8.