Jessie TRAILL, L'homme qui boit [the drinking man] Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

L'homme qui boit [the drinking man] c.1908 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1914, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream laid 'Old Gothia' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre vertical, 'Old Gothia'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J.C.A. Traill, 1914'. ttled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'L'homme qui boit 2 [within circle]'. inscribed with partial mounting measurements on verso lower centre base in pencil, [illegible].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.7 h x 19.7 w cm sheet 42.5 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1227.37
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • 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.