Julian ASHTONAngus & Robertson Ltd., The class room. Enlarge 1 /1


Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

Angus & Robertson Ltd.

commenced 1886

publisher (organisation)

The class room. 1893 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1914, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: white laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2nd edition 3/14
Edition: 1st edition unknown; 2nd edition of 14 in 1918

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Julian Ashton'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Class Room'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.3./14 Proofs'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.8 h x 16.0 w cm sheet 16.3 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1154
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Masterpieces of Australian printmaking, Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 1987, cat., no. 2. (ill.).
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, 1987.