Harold HERBERT, The haystacks Enlarge 1 /1

Harold HERBERT

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1891 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1945

  • Europe, Morocco 1919-22

The haystacks c.1928 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: presentation proof
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Harold B Herbert'. not dated. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Haystack'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'For Cyril Dillon'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.2 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1024
Provenance:
  • Gift to Cyril Dillon, the printer of the work, from the artist (see inscription).
  • Peter Dillon (son of Cyril Dillon), by descent.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery from Peter Dillon, 1991.