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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 [Lyrebird motif - design for table centre in embroidery and darned net]. (1900-12) Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, '1/4 Table centre. Embroidery & darned net'.
Dimensions: sheet 29.5 h x 28.9 w cm image 22.8 h x 22.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.78
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird, Lyrebird
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.