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Norman LINDSAY

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

  • England, Europe 1909-11

The holy mysteries 1909 or 1910 Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and pen and ink Support: cream cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'NORMAN LINDSAY.'. not dated. Titled and inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'From PETRONIUS the HOLY MYSTERIES'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in ink, 'To/ Joe/ without any unnecessary/ remarks'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '60'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '4614'; Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'B'; Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '[illeg] RW. G&B 24 x 18 grey with/out Trim'.
Dimensions: image 43.8 h x 29.8 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The S.H. Ervin Bequest, 1968
Accession No: NGA 68.77
Provenance:
  • Bequest to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from S.H. Ervin, Sydney, 1968.