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Will ASHTON

Clifton, Yorkshire, England 1881 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Australia from 1884. Worked in Europe and Australia

A Dutch Canal Sluice, Holland 1930 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''A DUTCH CANAL' SLUICE. / HOLLAND.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W 5. of 50'. Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Will. Ashton'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.6 h x 22.7 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 25.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.209
Provenance:
  • Purchased by Roger Butler, Melbourne, c.1978.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia from Roger Butler, Canberra, 2010.