Lionel LINDSAY, Swagman fighting swag. 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

Swagman fighting swag. 1939
Collection Title: Lawson, Henry, 'The romance of the swag', Sydney: Australian Limited Editions, 1939.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin laid tissue paper and pencil
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: working proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: 1 st state with clouds 'sketched in'.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below printed image, 'Cloud sketched in'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 590.
Dimensions: printed image 12.6 h x 10.2 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 13.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.391
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.