Jessie TRAILL, Testing the new turbine, Red Cliffs pumps, August 1922. Enlarge 1 /1

Jessie TRAILL

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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Testing the new turbine, Red Cliffs pumps, August 1922. 1923 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone and wiped highlights, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Jessie C.A. Traill 1923'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Testing the new Turbine, Red Cliffs Pumps, August 1922'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/20'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 42.7 h x 38.4 w cm sheet 53.8 h x 43.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.896
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 War: first world war, 1914-1918
Provenance:
  • With the artist until her death in 1967.
  • Estate of the artist
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from 'Jessie Traill', Melbourne: Important Women Artists, May 1977;
  • From the exhibition, 'Jessie Trail (1881 - 1967), Melbourne: Important Wowen Artists, 11 June - 31 July 1977, cat. no., 62.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1980.