Jessie TRAILL, Floodlit [Edinburgh Castle] Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Floodlit [Edinburgh Castle] [Floodlit] (1938) Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 3?
Impression: undesignated proof

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'X [illegible]'. inscribed on verso lower centre at base in black pencil, '$40'. inscribed on verso lower right at base in black pencil, '094'.
Dimensions: printed image 12.6 h x 19.9 w cm plate-mark 17.6 h x 19.9 w cm sheet 22.0 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.237
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 Wowen Artists, 11 June - 31 July 1977, not listed.