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Eric THAKE

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

There she blows! - She blows! 1932
Collection Title: Moby Dick.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/30
Edition: edition of 30

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, ' 'There she blows' -she blows' (MOBY DICK)' inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '5/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 21.3 h x 25.8 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 30.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1275
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983.
  • From the auction, ' Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982.