Jessie TRAILLLibby HIRSH, Hole in the trees. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906



Hole in the trees. 1914 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1977, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one zinc plate Support: white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: printers proof
Edition: edition of 10, c.1920; unknown number of posthumous proofs printed in May 1977 by Libby Hirsh

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Plate 4 9th No. Art & Australia 1921'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.8 h x 49.6 w cm sheet 39.4 h x 60.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.476
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Josua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, August 1977.