Item #CL183-169 Shaping A Wommera [Sic], Central Australia. Ralph Trafford Walker, Aust.
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Shaping A Wommera [Sic], Central Australia

c1941. Relief metal plaque in aluminium, title and signature incised upper right and lower left, 40.6 x 33.1 x 2cm. Wear to signature.

This is most likely a trial casting of one the sixteen bronze Aboriginal-themed panels designed by Walker for the Mitchell Library’s western doors.

Painter, printmaker and sculptor Walker studied at the East Sydney Technical College with sculptor Rayner Hoff. He was an official war artist during WWII. Ref: AGNSW.

Item #CL183-169

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  other currencies

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