Mortimer MENPES, Head of a woman. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

Head of a woman. c.1898 Title Notes: Date ascribed on the basis of stylistical similarity of Menpes suite of four miniatures on ivory. The latter may have been used as matrices.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper subsequently laid down on thin smooth cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower left to lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Mortimer Menpes del et imp.' not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.8 h x 9.3 w cm sheet 14.3 h x 9.7 w cm support 17.3 h x 13.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1870
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, August 1979;
  • Part of a group of 36 prints by various Australian artists.