Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, Little market, San Gaetano, Naples Enlarge 1 /1

Lionel LINDSAY

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

publisher (organisation)

Little market, San Gaetano, Naples [The Market, San Gaetano, Naples] 1927 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Market, San Gaetano, Naples'. inscribed lower right below plate-0mak in black pencil, 'No 100'. annotated at base of sheet [now detached] in black pencil, 'This is characteristic Naples. The boy with his windmill I drew / as I saw him perfectly naked, but had to cloth him for Mother Grundy / Little market San Gaetamo Naples'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 229.
Dimensions: plate-mark 28.4 h x 20.6 w cm sheet 32.8 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.453
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
Provenance:
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.