Will ASHTON, Marseilles. Enlarge 1 /1


Clifton, Yorkshire, England 1881 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Australia from 1884. Worked in Europe and Australia

Marseilles. c.1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Will Ashton'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Marseilles'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 1/50'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.6 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 24.8 h x 28.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.2075
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Ron Pratt, New South Wales, 1982.