Chinese at a doorway
John Shirlow (1869–1936)
etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate
29.4 x 12.4 cm (plate-mark)
cream wove 'J. Whatman' paper
20.6 x 23.6 cm (sheet)
watermark: left side, 'J.WHATMAN'.
edition of 40
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed and dated lower left in plate, 'SHIRLOW 1922'. Inscribed in plate lower right 'CHINESE AT A DOORWAY'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '27'. Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '1894 (illeg)'.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 3, 1994/95 (1994-12-14)
Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1994.
Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Country of context
Early proof lightly printed on reverse.
SHIRLOW, John | (1869–1936) Australian | Male | artist