Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, The Tunis Gate, Kairouan 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 Tunis Gate, Kairouan 1929 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 5th state of 5, published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1state, 1 proof; 2nd state, two proofs; 3rd state, 1 proof; 4th state, 1 proof; 5th state, edition of 100, plus proofs.

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 475 illustrates an image which has been cropped just above the gate. NGA 1983.454 is inscribed as edition of 100 and therefor the published state. Mendelson image maybe of a later state, or may have been unintentionally trimmed during the book production.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Tunis Gate, Kairouan'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. annotated lower right in black pencil, 'The Gateway is on the North End / of Kerouan [sic 'Kairouan']'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 219.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.8 h x 28.9 w cm sheet 30.7 h x 39.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.454
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.