Jessie TRAILL, Moonlight on the Scene. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Moonlight on the Scene. [Autumn.] 1922 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper adhered to thin cream laid Bodleian paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill 1922'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Moonlight on the Scene'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/20'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 38.0 h x 42.2 w cm sheet 41.8 h x 51.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1296
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © Jessie Traill. Licensed by Viscopy
  • At auction, 'Australian and European Paintings, Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 7 August 2007, lot 543.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Adam Galleries, Melbourne, October 2007