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 mezzotint, roulette and etching, printed in burnst sienna ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 3rd state of 3?
Impression: unique proof printed in burnt sienna ink
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, 4 proofs; final state edition of 20, plus proofs.

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. no date. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Drafting'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'unique proof in bunt sienna'. Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'mezzotint'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 275
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.1 h x 27.2 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 36.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.593
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.