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Eirene MORT

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1879 – Bowral, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

'1788' - design of tile panel (1938) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed as part of work centre right in pen and black ink, 'Tile / panel / 1788'. inscribed as part of work upper right in pen and black ink, '1788'. inscribed as part of work centre right in pen and black ink, 'Majolica / Panel / 4 ft x 2ft / consisting of / 8' x 8' tiles with border tiles / 8' x 4' & 4' x 4'. / Colour sketch / scale 1 1/2 in. to 1 ft.'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'B771'.
Dimensions: sheet 50.0 h x 69.8 w cm image 40.6 h x 61.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.24
Provenance:
  • With the artist until her death in 1977.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Jim Alexander Gallery, Melbourne, who represented the estate, May 1984.