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Title

Study of a tree fern

(mid 1850s)
printed (1920)


Artist

Conrad Martens

England, Australia

1801 - 21 Aug 1878


Details


Dates

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

163.2008


Artist information

Conrad Martens

Works in the collection

35


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of Ballarat, 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.