Lionel LINDSAY, The bush smithy, Carcoar 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

The bush smithy, Carcoar 1925 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin white laid 'French 18th century' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: proof on Frech paper
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 45

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 Bush Smithy'. inscribed with edition details lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'print on old French paper / xviii Cent.'
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower left in black pencil '[£] 4.4'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 721.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.2 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 26.8 h x 23.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.507
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.