Norman LINDSAY

Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1879 – Springwood, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England, Europe 1909-11

John KIRTLEY

publisher

  • Europe

Thief of the moon. 1924
Collection Title: Thief of the moon, by Kenneth Slessor. Sydney: Kirtley Press, 1923
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 142/150
Edition: edition of 150

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Norman Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'No 142'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'To Keith Wingrove/ with J Kirtley's/ sincere regards'.
Dimensions: printed image 10.2 h x 8.3 w cm sheet 17.2 h x 14.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.422
Provenance:
  • Gift to Keith Wingrove, from the printer, J Kirtley.
  • Collection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, June 1995.