Henri VAN RAALTE, The shell. Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1

Henri VAN RAALTE

London, England 1881 – Second Valley, South Australia, Australia 1929

  • Australia from 1910

The shell. 1920 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'H. van Raalte'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Shell'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No. 11 of 40'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 42.2 h x 24.3 w cm sheet 53.0 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.20
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 27 July 1976, as one of 25 prints by various Australian artists.