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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1899 – Feldafing, Bavaria, Germany 1987

  • Germany from 1914, Australia 1950-56

(Studio interior) 1921 Place made: Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed upper right in black pencil, '...Theo Scharf'. Inscribed lower left in pen and ink, 'A merry Xmas./ T.S./ [illeg] 4/12/21.'. Inscribed upper edge, black pencil, 'next year I will send a futuristic one, as a proof/ of my artistic elasticity/...'.
Dimensions: printed image 12.6 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 17.4 h x 14.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1304
Image rights: © The Estate of Theo Scharf.
  • G.K. Gray< Sydney.
  • Possibly the property of Mrs H.H. Champion who exhibited a painting by Bess Norris at the National Gallery, Melbourne, in 1925. The two works were sold together at an auction.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Stephen Scheding, Sydney, October 1994;
  • One of a group of 12 prints purchased from Scheding Collection.