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Title

The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931


Artist

Jessie Traill

Australia

29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967


Details


Date

1932


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with hand colouring on ivory wove paper


Edition

6/30


Dimensions

32.8 x 24.7 cm platemark; 45.3 x 33.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "J.C.A. Traill 1932.".


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

42.1988


Artist information

Jessie Traill

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 49 (illus.).

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

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 44 (colour illus.). cat.no. 31

Josef Lebovic, Australian women printmakers, 'Foreword', pg. 2, Sydney, 1988, 15. cat.no. 116a

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 51 (colour illus.). cat.no. 72

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.

Kay Vernon, Harbour hymns, city songs: visions of Sydney from the collection, Sydney, 1990. cat.no. 40

Unknown, Events March-May 2000, 'Sydney Metropolis', pg. 2, Glebe, Mar 2000-May 2000, 2 (illus.). in 'Exhibitions' section