Julian ASHTON, The curtsy. Enlarge 1 /1


Alderstone, England 1851 – Bondi, New South Wales, Australia 1942

  • France 1869
  • Australia from 1878

The curtsy. [The dancer] 1893 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1914, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: white laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof of 2nd edition printing
Edition: 1st edition unknown; 2nd edition of 14 in 1918

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.2 h x 11.8 w cm sheet 23.8 h x 20.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.523
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 11 May 1989.