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John SHIRLOW

Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

Energy controlled by mind. c.1920 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 13/45
Edition: edition of 45

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '13/45'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.1 h x 29.0 w cm sheet 28.3 h x 34.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.315
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Christie, Mason & Wood, Melbourne, May 1978.
  • From the auction, 'Australian historical and contemporary painting, drawing and prints, also European paintings and prints (sale 19)', Melbourne: Christie, Manson & Woods, 20 March 1978, lot 272.