Lionel LINDSAY, The return Enlarge 1 /1

Lionel LINDSAY

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 return c.1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint and etching, in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, 5 proofs; 2nd state edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: 1st state, etching only. 2nd state, addition of mezzotint.
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 Return'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'second state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 26.2 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Peter Lindsay 1961
Accession No: NGA 61.57
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
Provenance:
  • 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.