recto: (Two nudes – woman and girl) verso: (study of two figures)
Ralph Trafford Walker
07 Jan 1912 - 2003
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.
pen and black ink, wash on ivory wove paper
38.1 x 27.9 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., black ball-point pen "R Trafford Walker/ 74"
Gift of Richard King 2008
Not on display
Estate of Ralph Trafford Walker