Jessie TRAILL, Parliament at Westminster Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Parliament at Westminster 1930 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; conte crayon; graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black conté crayon, over watercolour wash, black pencil with white highlights Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper mounted on stiff tan cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within image in black pencil, 'J C A Traill 1930'. Titled lower centre within image in black pencil, 'Parlt at Westminster'. Signed verso upper centre within image in black pencil, 'J C A Traill'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in chalk, 'X323 / F'.
Dimensions: sheet 36.5 h x 28.3 w cm backing 37.9 h x 29.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.238
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the auction, 'Australian Paintings, Graphics, Overseas works', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 14 April 1978, lot 149L.