Henri VAN RAALTE, Afterglow, South Perth Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1910

Afterglow, South Perth [Mends St Jetty] c.1920 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: very thin white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'H. van Raalte'. not dated. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Afterglow from South Perth'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with framing instructions around image from upper left to lower right in black pencil, '1/4 inch oak / 6 inch m [fragment] / 17 + 16 / 198 w [illegible] / 1/4 oak black / cream mt / Monday / don't stitch down 6" mt all round.'
Dimensions: printed image 9.2 h x 12.2 w cm plate-mark 10.0 h x 13.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 18.6 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Robert Benedictus van Raalte 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.373
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, 1994.