Jessie TRAILL, La lampe [the lamp] Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

La lampe [the lamp] [At American Student Club. Paris.] 1951 Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J C A Traill 1951'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'La Lampe'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'no 10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso, upper left in black pencil, '1 [underlined]'. inscribed on mount lower centre in black pencil, 'No. 10'. inscribed on mount lower left at base in black pencil, 'SN 4024 7/5/88. Jessie Constance Alicia Traill. La Lampe Aquatint. dated and titled on mount lower right in black pencil, '1951 / At American Student Club. Paris $450 / unframed'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 30.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.589
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Print Room [gallery], Sydney, February 1986.