Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, The barber of Bou-Saada, Algeria 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 barber of Bou-Saada, Algeria 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 3rd state of 3
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, 3 proofs; 2nd state, 1 proof; 3rd state, edition of 100, plus proofs

Edition Notes: There is a pencil drawing of two Arabs at Bou Saada in NGA collection.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay' titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Barber of Bousaack [sic] / Algeria'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. annotated lower right in black pencil, 'I spoke to the barber after making my drawing / and found that his razor was a Sheffield / carving knife'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 224.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.8 h x 27.6 w cm sheet 29.4 h x 45.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.439
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.