Title page for The great breath

Title page for The great breath

1932
linocut print on paper
35.2 x 17.6 cm sheet
53.7 x 34.7 cm


inscribed (printed within image): ‘THE/ GREAT. BREATH/ A. BOOK. OF. SEVEN/ DESIGNS/ BY. CHRISTIAN. WALLER/ THE. GOLDEN. ARROW. PRESS/ MELBOURNE. MCMXXXII’
inscribed verso with signature: ‘IMPORTANT WOMEN ARTISTS/ I guarantee that this Linocut/ Proof of Cover of “The Great Breath”/ is the work of Christian Waller/ and was purchased by me from the custodian of/ her estate/ 22.6.1979/ James Alexander’
Accession No. 1991.26
© National Library of Australia for the Christian Waller Estate

Provenance:

Purchased 17 April 1991 by Joseph Brown Gallery from Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, lot G231, until; purchased 19 April 1991 by Cbus.

Literature:

David Thomas with essays by Morgan Le Fay and Roger Butler, The Art of Christian Waller, (pp. 39–42), Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, 1992.
David Thomas, ‘Waller, Christian Marjory Emily Carlyle (1894–1954)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 16, Melbourne University Press, 2002, pp. 472–73.

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