Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

Whistler no.9. [Portrait of Whistler | The great man ... monocole left eye] 1912-1913 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream laid F.J. Head paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'F.J.H.' and 'MEN[PES]'
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition of 144? [50?]

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mortimer Menpes imp'. inscribed lower left corner of sheet with Menpe's inventory number in black pencil, '242'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.7 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 22.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.26
Subject: Portrait: male, artist
  • 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.