Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1903
Dublin, Ireland 1977
- England 1926-47
- Ireland from 1948
Saint Simeon Stylites
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream paper
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 30
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Raymond McGrath.1925'.
inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'No.2/ Ed.30'.
inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'A sign betwixt the meadow and the cloud,/ Patient on this tall pillower rightI have borne/ Rain, wind, frost, heat, hail, damp, and sleet and snow;/ And I had hoped that 'ere this period closed/ Those wouldst have caught me up into they rest,/ Denying not these weather beaten limbs/ The mead of Saints, the white robe and the palm '- Alower rightd Lord Tennyson/ (St Simeon Stylites).'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1 guinea'.
Inscribed lower right corner in pen and red ink, '1/1/-v'.
image 22.6 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 22.9 w cm
: Gift of John Brackenreg 1977 Accession No
: NGA 77.260.10.2
- Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Sydney, 1977.