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John MATHER

Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1848 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1916

  • Australia from 1878

not titled [trees bent in wind] c.1905 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: Not published
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: The colour of the ink, and inscription below the image suggests that this may be a latter reprint (1960s?)
Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre below image in blue ink, 'J Mather'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'John Mather - Reprints usually in greeny black ink / with artist's name in ink'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.4 h x 23.2 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 29.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.217
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • Purchased by Roger Butler, Melbourne, c.1977.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, 2010.