Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, A Sicilian goatherd near Syracuse. 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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A Sicilian goatherd near Syracuse. 1927 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state?
Impression: trial proof A
Edition: final state, edition of 45

Edition Notes: Peliminary studies, NGA 77.346.31, 'Sicilian goat, Taormina [4 sketches]', purchased 1977
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sicilian Goatherd'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'trial proof A'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The typical Goatherd with his day's ration / in his bag.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 218.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.2 h x 30.0 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 33.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.451
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.