working by 1939

Wright's Barn. 1940
Collection Title: Album of original art works assembled by R H Croll
Page: page 17
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, albums, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one brass plate Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impresion
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, ' M.A. Harvey '40'. Titled lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Wrights Barn.'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed inside card in black pencil, 'To R.H. Croll / with Best Wishes / From R.H.Harvey. / Dec 1940 / This was done directly / on a brass plate by my daughter / Mary a pupil of R. Crosskell/ who was taught by / John Shirlow'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.5 h x 11.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.592.24
  • 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.