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Eirene MORT

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

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

H.M.A.S. Parramatta (Emblem design) 1910 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush and ink wash Support: cream wove paper mounted on dark grey cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and inscribed on piece of paper attached to verso of mount in pen and black ink, 'Section 8 (a) / Eirene Mort / 19 Hunter St'. Dated as part of sheet A image lower centre in pen and black ink, '1910'. Inscribed as part of sheet A image lower centre in pen and black ink, 'H.M.A.S. / PARRAMATTA'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on piece of paper attached to verso of mount in black pencil, 'B785'.
Dimensions: sheet A 40.7 h x 61.0 w cm sheet B 25.6 h x 56.0 w cm backing sheet 101.0 h x 80.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.40.A-B
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.