Jessie TRAILL, Study for the aquatint Floodlit Edinburgh Castle [recto]; Pencil study for Floodlit Edinburgh Castle [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Jessie TRAILL

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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Study for the aquatint Floodlit Edinburgh Castle [recto]
Pencil study for Floodlit Edinburgh Castle [verso]
(1938) Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil with watercolour [recto]; drawing in black pencil [verso] Support: three pieces of thin smooth off-white wove co-joined paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '088'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '$35'.
Dimensions: sheet 18.0 h x 21.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.238AB
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.