Lionel LINDSAY, The Morning star, Toledo 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

The Morning star, Toledo 1938 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper spririt-ground aquatint and burnishing, printed in blue ink, from one plate Support: cream laid F.J. Head & Co. paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'F. J. Head & Co'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/75
Edition: edition of 75, it is unlikely that the full edition was printed

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Morning Star Toledo'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '10/75'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Spirit ground aquatint / I saw this early morning from my Hotel window / to the left a monastery and the Targus in the centre / 2.2 [2 guineas]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 217.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.8 h x 21.0 w cm sheet 20.9 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.446
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.