Jessie TRAILL, The seated priest. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

The seated priest. c.1907 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper chalk lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: working state
Impression: undesignated impression of black key stone
Edition: edition unknown; no impressions of this image printed in colour are known

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on fragment of paper from former backing board in blue ballpoint pen, 'Jessie Traill / The Seated Priest ? Lithograph.'. inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, '3'.
Dimensions: printed image 34.8 h x 24.4 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2174
  • With the artist until her death in 1967.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Exhibitied, 'The printmakers: Mainly of the thirties', Melbourne: Important Women Artists, 11 September - 30 October 1977, no.77.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Jim Alexander Gallery, Melbourne, September 1979.