Jessie TRAILL, Stars in the river. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Stars in the river. [Stars in the Noosa.] 1920 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone with scratched highlights, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream laid St Cuthberts note paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre, 'St Cuthberts Note'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill 1920'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Stars in the River'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '080'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.4 h x 10.2 w cm sheet 27.9 h x 66.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.231
  • 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, cat. no., 79.