A. B. WEBB, Shags. Enlarge 1 /1


Ashford, England 1887 – Perth, Western Australia, Australia 1944

  • Australia from 1915

Shags. 1921-22 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks in the Japanese manner, from five blocks Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 27/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'A.B Webb'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Shags'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '27/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 18.1 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 19.6 h x 23.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0083 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1149
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, July 1987.