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 black cat 1922 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block; touched with brush and black ink Support: Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 100, plus proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. no date. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Black Cat'. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'artist proof'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '3.3.0 [3 guineas] 887 [within rectangle]'. Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 729
Dimensions: printed image 18.2 h x 15.3 w cm sheet 24.6 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.502
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
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.