A. B. WEBB, The shag. Enlarge 1 /1


Ashford, England 1887 – Perth, Western Australia, Australia 1944

  • Australia from 1915

The shag. c.1921 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks in the Japanese manner, from two blocks Support: cream wove Kent paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'EXTRA STRONG / 33 / KENT'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'A.B. Webb'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Shag'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 17.6 h x 12.6 w cm sheet (sight) 18.8 h x 13.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0082 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.266
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from McKenzies Auction, Perth, 2005