Lionel LINDSAY, The Mosque of the Sabres, Kairouan, Tunisia 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 Mosque of the Sabres, Kairouan, Tunisia [The Mosque of the domes, Kairouan, Tunisia; The Mosque of the sabres] 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: proof printed by the artist
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, 2 proofs; 3rd state proposed edition of 100, at least 20 printed

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay imp'. not dated. titled lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Mosque of the Sabres, Kairouan'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.6 h x 27.4 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1206
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Town Gallery, Brisbane, 1976.