Jessie TRAILL, Piazza Barberini, Rome [Barberini Square, Rome] Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Piazza Barberini, Rome [Barberini Square, Rome] 1908 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'ARC[HES]'.
Edition State: 1st state of 3
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1908'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Piazza Baberini [sic], Rome'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '-1st state-'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '101'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 21.9 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 30.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.225
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.