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Ralph Trafford Walker

(Australia 07 Jan 1912 – 2003)

Title
(Two female nudes)
Year
1971
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pen and black ink, wash on ivory wove paper
Dimensions

38.1 x 27.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black ball-point pen "R Trafford Walker/ -71".
Credit
Gift of Richard King 2008
Accession number
171.2008
Location
Not on display
Further information

Ralph Trafford Walker was a painter, printmaker and sculptor, best known for his sculptural relief bronze doors for the Mitchell Library, made in 1942. He studied at the East Sydney Technical College with sculptor Rayner Hoff and produced dioramas for the Australian War Memorial c. 1945 and was an official war artist during WW II. Work is held in the collections of the National War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia.