Lionel LINDSAY, Middle Harbour cypress, Sydney 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

Middle Harbour cypress, Sydney [A cypress] c.1907 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: 1st state proof
Edition: 1st state, 3 proofs only; 2nd state edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled and inscribed lower centre below plate-mark, 'Middle Harbour Cypress / Line for mezzotint / near completed.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 517A.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.8 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 32.2 h x 25.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.346
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982. Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
Provenance:
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.