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 Copyright Agency
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.).
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.).