Henri VAN RAALTE, Red Gums Enlarge 1 /1


London, England 1881 – Second Valley, South Australia, Australia 1929

  • Australia from 1910

Red Gums [The axeman] 1917-19 Place made: Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Van Gelder Zonen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark left edge, 'VAN GELDER ZONEN [in reverse]'.
Edition State: 3rd state
Impression: undesignated state proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'H van Raalte'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3rd State'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '7'.
Dimensions: printed image 47.6 h x 39.0 w cm plate-mark 49.6 h x 44.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 65.4 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Robert Benedictus van Raalte 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.370
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Collection of the artist, untill his death in 1929.
  • Collection of Robert Benedictus van Raalte, the artist's son, by descent.
  • Bequest to the National Gallery of Australia, from Robert Benedictus van Raalte, 2004.