Tom ROBERTS, At Phillip Island. Enlarge 1 /1


Dorchester, England 1856 – Kallista, Victoria, Australia 1931

  • Australia from 1869
  • England, Europe 1881- 85, 1903-23

At Phillip Island. 1886 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream paper
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated proof
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; perhaps some posthumous restrike impressions

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.3 h x 17.7 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 37.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | R 1886.2 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.402
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 27 July 1976, as one of 25 prints by various Australian artists.