Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1885
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1961
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 13, top
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink , from one plate Support: paper
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gayfield Shaw'.
Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The River'.
Inscribed in black pencil, 'To R.H.Croll Esq / from Gayfield Shaw/ Xmas 1936'.
plate-mark 7.8 h x 12.6 w cm
: Gift of Roger Butler 1996 Accession No
: NGA 96.592.17
- The album was assembled by Robert Henderson Croll (1869-1947), writer, biorgrapher, art historian. (see ADB, vol.8, pp154-5).
- The Croll estate was sold by the book dealer Kenneth Hince (Melbourne) and Malvern Fine Art Gallery Melbourne.
- The album was acquired by Roger Butler from Malvern Fine Art Gallery prior to 1981.
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, June 1996.