Napier WALLER, Guinea fowls Enlarge 1 /1


Penshurst, Victoria, Australia 1893 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1972

  • Europe 1929-30

Guinea fowls c.1922 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2; published state
Impression: 3/35
Edition: edition of 35 in black ink, proposed edition of 15 colour impressions, 4 are listed in the artist's book of sales

Edition Notes: The 2nd state is after the cutting of a line just within the top boarder of the print.
Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'M Napier Waller.'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Guinea Fowls'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'no 3 - 35 proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 11.0 h x 14.5 w cm sheet 13.6 h x 16.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1282
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983.
  • From the auction, 'Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982, lot 142.