Jessie TRAILL, Moonlit harvest. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Moonlit harvest. [Moonlight stooks. | Stooks in moonlight.] 1914 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin smooth brown wove paper, subsequently adhered to thin smooth white wove paper backing
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill.1914'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Moonlit Harvest'.
Secondary Insc: inscribed verso on backing board upper edge in black pencil, 'Stooks in moonlight / at Harkaway / next to our place when we first came / Father's Choice'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso backing board centre in black pencil, 'STG1.1.0 (erased)'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 26.4 h x 35.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1426
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, August 1985.