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
P & D COLNAGHI & CO
The Bassra guard
[The Bazra Guard] 1929
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Edition: 1st state, 1 proof; 2nd state, edition of 100, plus proofsedition of 100
Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'
Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Bazra Guard'.
Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'.
Inscribed lower left below signature in black pencil, 'to my friend Alan Queale / who also likes the Arab'.
Inscribed lower right in black pencil, The Bazra is the Camel with its [?] / I drew this at Bousaada when a French Crimea Company / had assembled these desert arabs - / a real occasion for getting character'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'The Bazac Guard Algeria'.
Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 225
plate-mark 19.2 h x 30.2 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 43.2 w cm
: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982. Accession No
: NGA 83.438 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.