Lionel LINDSAY, The three cocks 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 three cocks 1942 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Edition State: 5th state of 5; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state, proofs only; 4th state, proofs only; 5th state, edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 567 illustration is cropped at top and bottom.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Three Cocks'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'line engraving'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.7 h x 17.7 w cm sheet 19.2 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Lindsay 1961
Accession No: NGA 61.49
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Gift to Peter Lindsay, from his father Lionel Lindsay.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Peter Lindsay, Sydney, August 1961.