Lionel LINDSAY, Pawnbroker of the Argyle Cut 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

Pawnbroker of the Argyle Cut [Corn Duffy's, pawnbroker] 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof C
Edition: edition of 30; plus additional artist's proofs lettered A-C

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 148, notes final state edition of 50. NGA 1983.537 is a proof for an edition of 30
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Pawnbroker Argyle Cut'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof C ed / 30'. inscribed lower right hand corner of sheet in black pencil, '805 [£] 2.12.6
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 749.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.3 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 18.2 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.537
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.