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Mary Cockburn MERCER

Scotland 1882 – France 1963

  • Australia c.1882-c.1900, 1938-52

Tahiti (1937-38) Description: (No. 9. Seascape)
Place made: Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in oil paint Support: paper

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right from rubber stamp, 'R'. Inscribed in black pencil, '10.06.99', '9' [in circle], and 'RS/SD'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.5 h x 38.0 w cm sight 26.6 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.112
Provenance:
  • Mr and Mrs Schlicht, England.
  • By descent to Rollin Schlicht, Sydney.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, May 2000.