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Henry van Raalte (1881-1929), was born in the UK and exhibited in the Royal Academy in 1901. He went to Western Australia in 1910 and founded an art school in Perth. He later took up the position of Art Curator for the Art Gallery of South Australia and died in 1929.

Certainly amongst the best of printmakers active in Australia.

"The Far Shore" combines van Raalte's two premier subject matters; gum trees and water views.

On india paper.


265 x 175 mm. (Plate line).

Numbered 16/20.

Inscribed and signed in margin.

Additionally initialled and dated with-in the plate.

Lightly time stained.

"The Far Shore" Henry van Raalte. 1921

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