Study of a tree fern
1801 - 21 Aug 1878
etching, black ink on white wove paper
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.
Gift of Richard King 2008
Not on display
Referenced in 2 publications
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.
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