Henri VAN RAALTE, An idyll (study) Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1910

An idyll (study) [Man playing flute] c.1920 Place made: Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: very thin cream wove Oriental style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: state proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'H. van Raalte'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'an Idyll'. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '10'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.2 h x 24.2 w cm sheet 30.0 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Robert Benedictus van Raalte 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.372
  • 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.