The man in black.
M. Napier Waller (1893–1972)
Draffin (1977), 42
linocut, printed in black ink, from one block
30.7 x 17.6 cm (printed image)
cream wove Japanese vellum paper
38.6 x 26.3 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
working state, key block only
edition of 50; plus state proofs and experimental proofs
Self-portrait of the artist (but showing both arms) in evening dress in front of part of his mural for the Melbourne Public Library.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 4, 1986/87 (1986-11-11)
Collection Lorna Waller (the artists widow), by descent. A selection of woodcuts and linocuts by Napier Waller and other Melbourne artists, Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 18 August - 3 September 1978, cat., no.13. Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1986.
Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Country of context
Waller, M. Napier. | (1893–1972) Australian | Male | artist