Jessie TRAILL, Side lane, Ypres Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Side lane, Ypres 1907 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: working proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill 1907'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Side Lane. Ypres'. inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'First state / Too Shallow & open'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, '$30'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '120'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.2 h x 12.7 w cm sheet 29.1 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.221
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.