John FARMER, Trees on a bank. Enlarge 1 /1


Brunswick, Victoria, Australia 1897 – Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia 1989

  • China, Japan 1921
  • Europe 1924-27, 1929-1935

Trees on a bank. c.1960 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Farmer.'. not dated. inscribed centre left side in black pencil, 'Softground'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso of mount upper centre in pen ' 'Trees on a bank' / Softground etching by John Farmer'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.2 h x 10.8 w cm sheet 9.6 h x 12.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.957
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Castlemaine, VIC, October 1996.