Jessie TRAILL, Les chiffonniers [the rag-pickers]. Enlarge 1 /1


Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1881 – Emerald, Victoria, Australia 1967

  • England, Europe frequently after 1906

Les chiffonniers [the rag-pickers]. [The ragpickers.] 1951 Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; pencil additions Support: medium weight cream wove 'DNB' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'DNB [in monogram]'.
Edition State: working state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '111'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.5 h x 20.8 w cm sheet 19.1 h x 26.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1197
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Important Women Artists, Melbourne, 1979.
  • Private collection.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983;
  • From the auction, ' Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982, lot 257.