Julian ASHTON, Study of a head. Enlarge 1 /1


Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Study of a head. 1893 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1914, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2nd edition 9/14
Edition: 1st edition, proofs only; 2nd edition 1914 of 14

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Julian Ashton'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Study of a Head'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.9/ 14 proofs'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.4 h x 11.9 w cm sheet 24.2 h x 20.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.473
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 2003.