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

The return 1950s Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: proof 2/5
Edition: 1st state, 5 proofs; 2nd state edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: 1st state, etching only. 2nd state, addition of mezzotint.
Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. no date. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '2'. Inscribed at base of sheet [now detached] in black pencil, 'The Return 1st State one of five proofs'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 278
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 24.2 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 28.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.594
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.