Lionel LINDSAY, Venice from San Giorgio 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

Venice from San Giorgio 1938 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 4th state of 4; published state
Impression: 6/75
Edition: State proofs; final state edition of 75, plus proofs

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 555 gives the title as San Giorgio from Venice which is incorrect. She also notes an edition of 100, the NGA has an impression with an edition of 75.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark from one plate, 'Venice from San Georgio'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '6/75'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet, '3.3 [guineas]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 265.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 27.6 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 32.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.450
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.