Lionel LINDSAY, Ibis. 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

Ibis. [Pensive.] 1933 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: 1st state of 2
Impression: proof
Edition: 1st state, at least 1 proof; 2nd state, edition of 100

Edition Notes: 1st state, before engraved signature lower right. 2nd state, with engraved signature
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, 'proof before signature'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 14.0 h x 14.2 w cm sheet 17.0 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Given in memory of Sir James Mcgregor 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1628
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.