Lionel LINDSAY, Ariadne 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

Ariadne 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper spirit-aquatint, etching, burnishing and roulette, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: wove 'O.W.P.&. A.C.L.' paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'O.W.P.&. A.C.L.'
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: 5/40
Edition: 1st state, at least 2 proofs; 2nd state, at least 2 proofs; 3rd state, edition of 40 (50?)

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 136, notes final state planned edition of 50, but not all printed. NGA 1983.587 is inscribed as edition of 40.
Primary Insc: signed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ed 40'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 5'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 347.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.6 h x 13.6 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 17.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.587
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.