Jessie TRAILL, Hole in the trees. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Hole in the trees. 1914 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1914-'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The hole in the trees'. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '6/10'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with mount measurements verso lower centre at base in black pencil, '23 1/2 x 18'. inscribed verso of frame in black pencil, 'Warkies Wood.' Harkaway as it used to be. / This is where I used to live, B.Baxter / Dec. 1954'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.1 h x 49.2 w cm sheet 36.0 h x 54.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.763
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • At auction, Deutscher~Menzies, Melbourne, 21 September 2005, lot 468.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Adam Galleries, Melbourne, October 2005.