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


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, printed in colour with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: working state
Impression: proof of colour plate
Edition: edition unknown, state proof

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Print from Colour plate for 'le Portail StMaclow' [sic] - (coloured etching, 2 plates)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 26.0 h x 19.6 w cm sheet 37.2 h x 27.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.224
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.