Lionel LINDSAY, Pirate. Enlarge 1 /1


Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

Pirate. 1898
Collection Title: A ballad of buccaneering.
Page: no.1
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated proof
Edition: no edition. proofs only; second printing, proofs by Victor Cobb

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: inscribed by Victor Cobb below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay's First Etching / Printed by Victor Cobb'. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'First'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed vero upper right in black pencil, 'Pirate Captain'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.3 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 19.4 h x 13.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.30.1
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1984.