Jessie TRAILL, In the shadow of St Peters. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

In the shadow of St Peters. 1926 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium weight smooth off-white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jessie C.A. Traill / 1926' titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'In the Shadow / of St Peters'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '1 sus [indecipherable]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '083'. inscribed verso in centre in black pencil, '425'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.1 h x 5.5 w cm sheet (irregular) 19.0 h x 12.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.235
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, cat. no., 48.