Lionel LINDSAY, In Old Saumur 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

In Old Saumur 1944 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: laid Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'J. WHATMAN / 1805'.
Edition State: final state; published state
Impression: proof
Edition: final state edition of 75

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil,'Old Saumur'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '75'. inscribed below signature in black pencil, 'To my friend / Alan Queale / on his birthday / Nov 16 1959'. annotated lower right corner in black pencil, 'I made this drawing when holidaying / with my friend Harold Wright. I could not resist the old houses. / LL'. inscribed in black pencil, 'proof on 1805 / Whatman'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 706.
Dimensions: plate-mark 27.4 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 35.3 h x 20.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.523
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.