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An image of Study of a tree fern by Conrad Martens

Conrad Martens

(England, Australia 1801 – 21 Aug 1878)

Title
Study of a tree fern
Year
(mid 1850s)
printed (1920)
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, black ink on white wove paper
Dimensions

13.7 x 23.5 cm platemark; 25.4 x 23.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed in plate to print l.r."C.M.". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Richard King 2008
Accession number
163.2008
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Outlines of Australian printmaking: prints of Australia from the last third of the 18th century until the present time, 'Etchings: Late 19th century and early 20th century', Ballarat, 1976. cat.no. 97; titled 'Tree Ferns'; dated 1850s; not paginated

Roger Arthur Butler, Printed images by Australian artists 1885-1955, 'Early painter-etchers in Australia', Canberra, 2007, 2 (illus.), 3, 79. titled 'Study of a tree fern'; Collection National Gallery of Australia.