Lionel LINDSAY, The crab. 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

The crab. [The blue crab.] 1931 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: 29/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '29/100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed centre base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Crab'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'S.38428'. inscribed upper left corner in fibre tipped pen, '8'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '181/4 x 161/4 [inches]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'FLY 98.489'.
Dimensions: printed image 14.4 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.29
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.