John MATHER, Saint Patrick's spire Enlarge 1 /1


Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1848 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916

  • Australia from 1878

Saint Patrick's spire 1896 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'With J. Mathers Compts / to A. Loureiro 11.96'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 8.4 h x 12.2 w cm sheet 20.2 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1398
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Collection of A. Loureiro, gift from the artist, Melbourne, November 1896.
  • Unknown collection.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1985.