Mortimer MENPES, Young lady smoking a cigarette. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

Young lady smoking a cigarette. 1915-1916 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin off-white wove 'butter' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper left above image in black pencil, '13/'.
Dimensions: plate mark 25.1 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1337
Subject: Portrait: female, celebrity
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, September 1984.