Violet TEAGUE, Jean Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1872 – Frankston, Victoria, Australia 1951

  • Europe 1889-95, 1935-37

Jean c.1904 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in sepia ink, from one block Support: thin smooth cream wove paper subsequently laid down on thin smooth off-white wove paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2; unpublished state
Impression: proof prior to name
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: Signed on backing sheet lower left below printed image in black ink, 'Violet Teague'. Inscribed verso on backing sheet upper centre in black pencil, 'Portrait study ['study' inserted above] of Miss Jean Gil [fragment]'. Dated verso on backing sheet upper centre in black ink, '2 August. 1925'. Titled and inscribed verso on backing sheet centre in black pencil, ''Jean' / Woodcut by Miss Violet Teague. / A first pull, before / completion of lettering'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 15.2 h x 10.1 w cm sheet 15.5 h x 11.0 w cm backing sheet 18.7 h x 12.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.771
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Bookplate (ex libris)
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, 2008.