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Eirene MORT

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

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

not titled [Farm cart and bullock team] 1911 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and ink and watercolour Support: two sheets of paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right of sheet A, watercolour 'Eirene Mort. 1911.'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right of sheet A, ink 'Section 8A/Eirene Mort/19 Hunter St'. Inscribed verso lower left of sheet A, pencil, 'Design for poker work over/fireplace. Framed in cedar./Installed at/11 Hopetoun Ave, Vaucluse (1926). Home of S F Mort . / Now in the/possession of Margaret Mort'.
Dimensions: backing sheet A 57.3 h x 59.9 w cm backing sheet B 57.3 h x 59.9 w cm image 1 48.2 h x 22.3 w cm image 2 48.2 h x 22.2 w cm image 3 48.2 h x 22.4 w cm image 4 48.2 h x 22.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.57.A-B
  • 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.