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Title

The great arch

(circa 1932)


Artist

Jessie Traill

Australia

29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967


Details


Date

(circa 1932)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink on buff wove paper


Edition

4/30


Dimensions

27.8 x 24.9 cm platemark; 44.6 x 37.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. beneath platemark, pencil [faint] "JCA Traill 193(1?)". Signed l.l. corner verso, pencil "... JCA Traill/ ...".


Credit

Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales Task Force 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

255.1991


Artist information

Jessie Traill

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000

  • Bridging Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 16 Dec 2006–29 Apr 2007


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Craig Bush, Look, 'Years of enrichment: The society reaches another milestone', pg. 12-15, Sydney, May 2009, 14, 15 (colour illus.).

Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.

Caroline Mackaness, Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 212 (colour illus.).

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 50 (colour illus.). cat.no. 71

Anne Ryan, Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years, 'Past and present: reflecting the diversity of Gallery's largest collection', pg. 54-56, Sydney, May 2003, 56.

John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Continuity and change', pg. 35-70, Melbourne, 2004, 59-60, 63, 74. Overall discussion of Traill's 'Bridge' etchings.

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Hands-on volunteers: the people the Gallery couldn't do without', pg. 10, Sydney, Feb 2007, 13 (colour illus.).