Jessie TRAILL, Le metro [the metro] Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Le metro [the metro] 1951 Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and etching, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: medium weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: The lower left corner has been printed in with warmer plate tone.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no isncriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.0 h x 23.7 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1475
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • 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., 47.
  • Private collection.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., June 1980;
  • From the auction, 'Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 16 March 1980, lot 222.