Henri VAN RAALTE
London, England 1881
Second Valley, South Australia, Australia 1929
[The axeman] 1917-19
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'.
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'.
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
: 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.