Percy LEASON, The butcher. Enlarge 1 /1

Percy LEASON

Kaniva, Victoria, Australia 1889 – New York, United States of America 1959

  • United States of America from 1938

The butcher. [The country butcher] c.1915 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Perry Leason'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Butcher'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil,. '10/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.8 h x 9.4 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.92
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Permission granted in memory of Percy Leason
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.