Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, The three beggars of Guadalupe 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 three beggars of Guadalupe 1926 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'HAND MADE'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 100

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 THREE Beggars of Guadalupe'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Three beggars of Guadalupe £3.3 [3 guineas]'. annotated lower centre below title in black pencil, 'These are the only beggars permitted in Guadalupe. The old man at the left was the guide / to the blind beggar extreme right and the Centre one had one eye / L.L.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 268.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.2 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 23.8 h x 33.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.432
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.