Napier Waller

(Australia 19 Jun 1893 – 30 Mar 1972)

The Basilidians

Other titles:
The Bartilidians
Location
Not on display
Further information

The title of this work refers to the followers of Basilides, a second-century Gnostic Christian religious teacher in Alexandria, Egypt. Inspired by Waller's interest in theosophy and other religious and mystical teachings, the meaning of the picture is obscure.

Year
circa 1926
Media
Watercolour
Medium
watercolour
Dimensions
35.6 x 63.8 cm
Credit
Purchased 1987
Accession number
463.1987