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Gayfield SHAW

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1885 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1961

The bent tree, Tuggerah Lake c.1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: Published state
Impression: presentation proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''The bent tree, Tuggerah Lake''. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'To Frank Mitchell / with Shaw's compliments'. Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gayfield Shaw [underlined]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.4 h x 26.4 w cm sheet 27.5 h x 34.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Roger Butler, 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.211
Provenance:
  • Gift to Frank Mitchell, from the artist.
  • Purchased by Roger Butler, Melbourne, c.1978.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Roger Butler, Canberra, 2010.