Lionel LINDSAY, On the wallaby 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

On the wallaby [Tramping for tucker] 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2?
Impression: 1st state proof
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; final state, at least 6 proofs

Edition Notes: 1st state, line etching. 2nd state, addition of aquatint.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Line drawing for aquatint'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 321.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 20.8 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.589
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.