Robert Emerson CURTIS

Croydon, England 1898 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1996

  • Australia 1914-22
  • USA 1922-28
  • Australia from 1928
  • Aotearoa New Zealand, Central America, Europe, Asia 1969-70

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay. 1923 Place made: San Francisco, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'REC. 1923'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Alcatraz Island/ San Francisco Bay'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 8.0 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 14.0 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.777
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Sydney, 1991.