Lionel LINDSAY, Drafting sheep 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

Drafting sheep 1947 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and foul biting, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 3?
Impression: 2nd state proof 1/4
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, 4 proofs; final state edition of 20.

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '2nd state one of 4 proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 276.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.2 h x 27.0 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.592
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.