Lionel LINDSAY, Billy tea. 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

Billy tea. 1931 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, etching, burnishing and roulette, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 20

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Plate for Sir William Dixson'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Not For Sale'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 389.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.0 h x 11.4 w cm sheet 21.2 h x 15.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.588
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.