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John SHIRLOW

Sunbury, Victoria, Australia 1869 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1936

not titled [nightfall]. c.1899 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: medium weight cream paper subsequently laid down on Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: presentation proof
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Shirlow [underlined]'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'To Percy Serle'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.6 h x 7.6 w cm sheet 21.9 h x 14.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.626
Provenance:
  • Gift to Pery Serle (1871-1951), from the artist.
  • Private collection.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Reeder Fine Art, Melbourne, 2010.