Lionel LINDSAY, The deserted shrine 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 deserted shrine 1907 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'VAN GELDER'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof c
Edition: State proofs; final state edition of 30, plus proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below plate-mark, 'c'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with framing notes lower left of sheet in black pencil, '1/2 RD BCK white fr'. inscribed with framing notes lower right of sheet in black pencil, 'wed Midday'. inscribed with Deutscher stock number verso upper left in black pencil, '11279'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.0 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 22.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.901
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1980.