Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, The Matadero, Segovia 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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The Matadero, Segovia 1926 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: ?/60
Edition: 1st atate, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 60

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Matadera, Segovia'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '60'. inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Matadera'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'This is the Slaughter House, / on the skirts of the city built / close to a deep ravine'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 242.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.1 h x 26.4 w cm sheet 28.8 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.404
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.