Jessie TRAILL, Lambing time. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Lambing time. 1913 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, wiped highlights, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper subsequently adhered to thin brown wove paper on edges
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1913.'. titled and inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lambing Time'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '10/20'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso in black pencil, '918', '18 + 15'. inscribed lower right along base in black pencil, '10 [within circle]'. inscribed verso centre along base in black pencil 'frame + mt 18'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.5 h x 35.5 w cm sheet 29.0 h x 41.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Supported with the generous assistance of Jason and Kristine Brown in memory of Isabella Catherine Brown, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.43
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © Jessie Traill. Licensed by Viscopy
  • At auction, 'Important Fine Art Auction', Melbourne: Deutscher and Hackett, 27 August 2008, lot 262, illustrated.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Adam Galleries, Melbourne, February 2009.