Lionel LINDSAY, Fording the Snowy 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

Fording the Snowy 1940s Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black 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, 4 proofs; 2nd state, edition of 4

Edition Notes: 1st state, line work only. 2nd state, addition of aquatint Mendelssohn (1987), 586, notes only 2 impressions of 1st state. NGA 83.347 notes 4 impressions of 1st state
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fording the Snowy'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'line 4 proofs taken'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 299A.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.4 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 26.2 h x 30.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.347
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.