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The Hague, The Netherlands 1861 – 1938

  • arrive Australia c. 1890

Grandmother 1899 Title Notes: Impression in Melbourne State College, titled 'Grandmother'.
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: '[illegible] / PARCHMENT' over image of castle.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'J H Scheltema'. not dated.not titled inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/50'.
Tertiary Insc: Auction sticker affixed lower right corner with printed text, 'LEONARD JOEL / 394'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.9 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1273
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel, Melbourne, May 1983;
  • From the auction, 'Australian Graphics', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 19 October 1982, lot.394.