Jessie TRAILL, The waterhole. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The waterhole. 1922 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone and wiped highlights, from one plate Support: thin wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1922'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Waterhole'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left on paper's edge, '£3 30 unframed / £3 13 6 framed'. inscribed with framing specification lower centre on papers edge in black pencil, '[illegible] 10769 22 1/3 x 16 1/4 1/2 Flat Box Hardwood. 35 mt'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 41.1 w cm sheet 39.0 h x 54.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.103
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, February 1981