Percy LEASONCyril DILLON, Evening. Enlarge 1 /1


Kaniva, Victoria, Australia 1889 – New York, United States of America 1959

  • United States of America from 1938


Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1883 – Camberwell, Victoria, Australia 1974


Evening. [(Wheelwright)] c.1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 50; plus 4? artist's proofs.

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Percy Leason'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed by Ciril Dillon lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'Percy Leason'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 18.3 w cm sheet (irregular) 24.0 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1008
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Permission granted in memory of Percy Leason
  • Cyril Dillon, the printer of the work.
  • Peter Dillon (son of Cyril Dillon), by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery from Peter Dillon, 1991.