Percy LEASONCyril DILLON, Evening. Enlarge 1 /1


Kaniva, Victoria, Australia 1889 – New York, United States of America 1959

  • United States of America from 1938


Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1883 – Camberwell, Victoria, Australia 1974


Evening. c.1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof 4
Edition: edition of 50; plus 4? artist's proofs.

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Percy Leason'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Evening'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Artist's Proof No.4'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 18.3 w cm sheet (irregular) 24.0 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1039
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Permission granted in memory of Percy Leason
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne, 1991.