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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 crab [The blue crab] 1931 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 29/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '100'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '3.3.0 [3 guineas]'. inscribed lower left base of sheet in black pencil, 'self'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Crab'. Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 750
Dimensions: printed image 14.4 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 20.5 h x 26.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.555
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
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.