Christian WALLER, Greetings. Enlarge 1 /1

Christian WALLER

Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1894 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1954

  • England and Europe 1929-30
  • United States of America 1939-40

Greetings. 1925 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print-run unknown

Edition Notes: The design of the print - especially the star - is noticeably different to Christian Waller's prints of this period. The presence of Napier Waller's handwriting suggests that the couple may have collaborated on the print or that it was designed and/ or printed by Napier Waller.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil in Napier Waller's handwriting, 'from Napier Waller / Xmas 1925.'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 10.6 h x 9.1 w cm sheet 115.8 h x 12.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1278
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983.
  • From the auction, ' Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982.