Jessie TRAILL, The roadside, Flanders. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The roadside, Flanders. 1907 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypioint and foul biting, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: white laid OWP & ACL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper centre verso lower right corner, 'A.C.L; upper centre inverted reversed, 'MADE IN GR [partial]'.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: An impression of this print in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, is dated 1907.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '$50'. Inscribed verso lower right centre in black pencil, '118'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.8 h x 19.9 w cm sheet 44.8 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.220
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • With the artist until her death in 1967.
  • Estate of the artist
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from 'Jessie Traill', Melbourne: Important Women Artists, May 1977;
  • From the exhibition, 'Jessie Trail (1881 - 1967), Melbourne: Important Women Artists, 11 June - 31 July 1977, not listed.