Henri VAN RAALTE, The Madonna of the pool Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1910

The Madonna of the pool c.1921 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/24
Edition: edition of 25

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, 'The Madonna of the Pool'. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'O/S 5/5/-'. inscribed lower left verso in black pencil, 'PV 1976/2'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.4 h x 29.8 w cm sheet 30.0 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0078 | impression
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Robert Benedictus van Raalte 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.376
  • 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.