Jessie TRAILL, Le portail, St. Maclou [the portal, St. Maclou] Enlarge 1 /1

Jessie TRAILL

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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Le portail, St. Maclou [the portal, St. Maclou] 1927 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate; charcoal additions Support: thick smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: working state
Impression: proof of key plate
Edition: edition unknown, state proofs

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '129'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.9 h x 19.6 w cm sheet 32.3 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.223
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • 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.