Jessie TRAILL, The frozen river, Saskatchewan, Canada Enlarge 1 /1

Jessie TRAILL

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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The frozen river, Saskatchewan, Canada 1920 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream laid St Cuthberts Superfine paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'ST CUTHBERTS SUPERFINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1920'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Frozen River - Sask. Canada'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '6/10'. inscribed lower left at base in black pencil, ' 4 gns unframed'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.4 h x 35.2 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 47.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.232
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 Wowen Artists, 11 June - 31 July 1977, not listed.