Bim HILDER, Northern bridge approach. Enlarge 1 /1


Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 1909 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1990

Northern bridge approach. [The bridges] 1931 Title Notes: Information regarding title and edition information are from inscribed impression offered by Josef Lebovic Gallery, Collector's List 104, 2003, cat. no.51.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from three plates Support: cream wove paper subsequently mounted on cardboard
Edition State: published state
Impression: presentation proof, no. 1
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '...Bim Hilder.'. not dated. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'To Harold Byrne from ...'. inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Bridges'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1.'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre - lower right in black pencil, [illeg framing inscriptions lost due to paper loss from removal of original mount prior to NGA purchase]. Inscribed on original backing board, 'The Bridge / by / BIM HILDER/ given to his fellow artist / Harold Byrne'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.2 h x 21.2 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 29.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.938
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Harold Byrne, gift of the artist (see inscription].
  • Private Collection.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Louella Kerr Books, Sydney, 1996.