Mortimer MENPES, Dumb barges. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

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

  • England from 1875

Dumb barges. 1888-1889
Collection Title: Menpes, Mortimer. 'The grey river'. London: the artist, 1889
Page: no.9
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in warm black ink with plate tone, from one plate Support: thin cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre, 'PL[in monogram]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/30 [sic]
Edition: edition of 230 sets

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mempes imp'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Barges'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/30 [sic]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.3 h x 10.8 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 24.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.27
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.