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Title

In vain the Christian

circa 1934


Artist

Rayner Hoff

United Kingdom, Australia

1894 - 1937


Details


Date

circa 1934


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour linocut


Dimensions

19.2 x 8.8 cm image; 22.1 x 11.2 cm sheet


Credit

Gift of Mrs Sandra Henstock 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

23.1990


Artist information

Rayner Hoff

Artist profile

Works in the collection

14


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Mark Ferson, Aspects of Art Deco in Australia: Sunrise over the Pacific, 'Australian Art Deco bookplates and book design', pg. 46-55, Sydney, 2001, 55 (colour illus.). plate no. 55 NOTE: this edition is not from the Gallery's collection, however, is the same frontispiece from the book 'The Scupture of Rayner Hoff', published by Sunnybrook Press in 1934.