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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1903 – Dublin, Ireland 1977

  • England 1926-47
  • Ireland from 1948

The rising moon. c.1924 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left of image in pen and black ink, 'Raymond McGrath'. not dated. Titled lower centre in pen and black ink, 'The Rising Moon'. inscribed lower right in ink, 'Adapted from Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.'. See notes for full text of verse.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '42a.'
Dimensions: image 20.8 h x 27.8 w cm sheet 24.0 h x 32.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1506
  • With the artist until his death in 1977.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutcher Fine Art, Melbourne, August 1979,
  • From the exhibition, 'Raymond McGrath', Melbourne: Deutsher Galleries, 22 April - 13 May 1979, list 42a.