Lionel LINDSAY, The shanty on the rise 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

The shanty on the rise 1922 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream Whatman 1823 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'J WHATMAN 1823'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: proof on 1823 Whatman paper
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 50, plus proofs

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 Shanty on the Rise'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof on 1823 Whatman / see watermark'. annotated lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'I wanted to get the sensation of dry summer / light. The shanty was on a Creswick road, / The tree that I need for a 'highsky' / in Wahroonga bush'.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 718.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.4 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 17.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.509
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.