Lionel LINDSAY, The clipped wing. 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 clipped wing. [Depression. | Melancholy. | The broken wing.] 1931 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: oriental style paper subsequently mounted on wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left and right corner of sheet in black pencil, '3'.
Dimensions: printed image 14.1 h x 10.9 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 15.0 w cm backing sheet 19.0 h x 15.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Given in memory of Sir James McGregor 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1630
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
Provenance:
  • Collection of James McGregor, gift of the artist Christmas 1936. Lindsay gave a folder containg 10 prints and two wood-blocks to MaGregor. the folder is inscribed in pen and ink, 'To my friend / Jim McGregor / with the affection and / esteem of the / Engraver / Lionel Lindsay / Xmas 1936'.
  • Gift to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from the Estate of James McGregor, 1976.