Montefiore, Eliezer Levi (1820-94; English/Australian)
The Rip – Port Phillip Heads 1868
Engraving, 10 x 18 cm (image), on sheet 19 x 28 cm
Presented by the artist, by 1894
State Library of Victoria (H1514 or H6698)
This was one of a set of four “etchings” by Montefiore listed together in NGV 1894 (see linked artist entry for further details).
The SLV holds two impressions of the present engraving, one of them presumably the example listed in NGV 1894.
NGV 1894, p.119 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 3rd bay, no.86 : as “Port Phillip Heads”; not listed in NGV 1905
See SLV catalogue for details listed here; and Draffin in ABV vol.28 (1987), fig.3