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TRAILL, Jessie

Stars in the river : the prints of Jessie Traill

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edited by Roger Butler ; with essays by Tim Bonyhady, Rebecca Edwards, Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax and Macushla Robinson. Canberra, A.C.T. : National Gallery of Australia, 2013. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 176, illustrated. Includes a reproduction of Traill’s bookplate.

This eagerly awaited publication celebrates the artistic career of one of Australia’s most important printmakers of the twentieth century, Jessie Traill. Embracing the medium of etching in the early 1900s, Jessie Traill forged a radical path for printmaking in Australia through the duality of her vision. This generously illustrated volume documents her achievements and illustrates a wide range of her iconic images.