Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, Rajah's Palace, Benares 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


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Rajah's Palace, Benares 1930 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, 1 proof; 2nd state, edition of 100, plus proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Rajah's Palace, Benares'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'This is one of the finest of the Benares Palaces. / 2nd state / (PUBLISHED STATE). 100 proofs. A Rajah's Palace Benares'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower centre at base of sheet, x needs signing'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 220.
Dimensions: plate-mark 26.4 h x 34.2 w cm sheet 33.8 h x 42.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.402
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
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.