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John WEBBER

England 1751 – 1793

View in Queen Charlotte’s Sound, New Zealand. 1790
Collection Title: Webber, John. 'Proofs for "Views of the South Seas" '. London and Frankfurt: the artist and C.E.G. Prestel, 1788-1820.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, soft-ground etching and hard-ground etching, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured in brush and watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: first issue
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'c'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '26 [within circle]'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'NZ12'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '3'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '3/4 [within square] [running vertically]'.
Dimensions: printed image 29.2 h x 41.5 w cm printed image and text 41.5 w cm plate-mark 36.6 h x 49.4 w cm sheet 32.6 h x 44.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.5
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2016.