(Australia 19 Jun 1893 – 30 Mar 1972)
- Not on display
- Further information
Napier Wailer was one of the first artists in Australia to make and exhibit linocuts. This early example of his work and the adjacent 'The shepherd' are so finely cut that they were incorrectly identified as wood engravings when first exhibited in 1923 at Tyrrell's Gallery in Sydney.
- (circa 1925)
- linocut on paper
- 22.1 x 18.9 cm sheet
0 - Whole, 22.1 cm (8 11/16")
0 - Whole, 18.9 cm (7 7/16")
- Signature & date
Signed l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "M. Napier Waller.". Not dated.
Signed with monogram in block to print l.l., incised "MNW".
- Purchased 1975
- Accession number
- © Courtesy Trustees of the Waller Estate