Elioth GRUNER, The wattles Enlarge 1 /1


Gisborne, New Zealand 1882 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1939

  • Australia from 1883
  • England 1924-25

The wattles (1921) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 23/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'E. Gruner'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The wattles'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.23'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.5 h x 21.9 w cm sheet 25.7 h x 32.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0014 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1227.15
  • Sold by Gayfield Shaw at the Society of Artists' Annual Exhibition, Education Department Gallery, Sydney, 10 September - 1 October, 1921, no. 39, for 4 guineas.
  • Private collection.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, December 1976:
  • As part of a group of 39 prints by various Australian and non-Australian artists.