Lionel LINDSAY, Herodiade in the mirror 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

Herodiade in the mirror 1919 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and burnishing, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2st state of 2
Impression: proof
Edition: proposed edition of 40, not completed

Edition Notes: 1st state printed image only 2nd state, a second plate giving two lines of the poem by Mallarme is printed centrally just below the plate-mark
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right beloe wmage in black pencil, 'proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 756.
Dimensions: plate-mark [a] 27.6 h x 21.4 w cm plate-mark [b] 1.2 h x 10.4 w cm sheet 34.0 h x 25.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.551
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.