The great arch
29 Jul 1881 - 15 May 1967
etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink on buff wove paper
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/ ...".
Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales Task Force 1991
Not on display
© Estate of the artist. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 7 publications
Craig Bush, Look, 'Years of enrichment: The society reaches another milestone', pg. 12-15, Sydney, May 2009, 14, 15 (colour illus.).
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.
Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 50 (colour illus.). cat.no. 71
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.
Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.
Caroline Mackaness, Bridging Sydney, Sydney, 2006, 212 (colour illus.).
Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Hands-on volunteers: the people the Gallery couldn't do without', pg. 10, Sydney, Feb 2007, 13 (colour illus.).