Jessie TRAILL, The Soup Kitchen, Quay, Paris Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The Soup Kitchen, Quay, Paris 1930 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin off-white laid van Gelder Zonen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark vertical centre, 'VAN GELDER ZONEN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1930'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Soup Kitchen Quay, Paris'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with title verso upper left in black pencil, 'The Soup Kitchen Quay Paris / aquatint'. inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'Price 4-4-0 / JCA Traill / Harkaway / Victoria / Australia'. inscribed lower left at base in black pencil, 'T967Ref'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.9 h x 27.5 w cm sheet 26.8 h x 41.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.587
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Print Room [gallery], Sydney, February 1986.