Jessie Traill (1881–1967)
etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone and wiped highlights, from one plate
25.0 x 41.1 cm (plate-mark)
thin wove paper
39.0 x 54.4 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
edition of 50
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'JCA Traill 1922'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Waterhole'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/50'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed lower left on paper's edge, '£3 30 unframed / £3 13 6 framed'. Inscribed with framing specification lower centre on papers edge in black pencil, '[illegible] 10769 22 1/3 x 16 1/4 1/2 Flat Box Hardwood. 35 mt'.
Windswept landscape with trees surrounding waterhole and flock of birds in the sky, possibly Harkaway, Victoria.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 5, 1980/81 (1981-02-09)
Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne, February 1981
Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Country of context
TRAILL, Jessie | (1881–1967) Australian | Female | artist