Jessie TRAILL, Little sheep bridge, winter Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Little sheep bridge, winter 1939 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 smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill 1939'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Little Sheep bridge - Winter'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper left as base in black pencil '10/2 + 9'. inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'J. £1,1.0'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Miss Traill / leave writing on'. inscribed with mount measurements lower centre, black pencil, 'white mt 1 1/2 acr side 2 at bottom.' inscribed along base of mount in black pencil, 'SN 4024 7.5.85 Aquatint. "Little Sheep bridge" 5/35 (?) Jessie Constance Alicia Traill. 1939. $380 / unframed'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.8 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 18.2 h x 25.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.590
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Print Room [gallery], Sydney, February 1986.