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Eirene MORT

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

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

New South Wales Girls' Patriotic Fund 1914 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, ink, paper; watercolour drawing in pen and ink and brush and watercolour Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in pen and black ink, 'Eirene Mort '14'. Inscribed as parts of work in pen and pen and black ink: upper edge, 'New South Wales/Girls' Patriotic/Fund'; centre left, 'Every/One/ Penny/Helps'; centre right, 'For/the/relief/ of/distress'; lower edge 'Please.put.one.in'.
Dimensions: sheet 49.5 h x 31.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.95
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.