Alfred COFFEY, Argyle cut, old Sydney. Enlarge 1 /1

Alfred COFFEY

Limerick, Ireland 1869 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1950

  • Australia from 1879

Argyle cut, old Sydney. 1910 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid Van Gelder paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre, 'VAN GELDER CONE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 27/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Alfred Coffey'. not dated. titled lower left corner below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Argyle Cut, Old Sydney'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '27/50'
Dimensions: image 49.0 h x 31.8 w cm plate-mark 49.7 h x 32.4 w cm sheet 57.8 h x 39.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.7
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.