Lionel LINDSAY, The deserted house, Creswick 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

The deserted house, Creswick [The Ferns] 1923 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, '[illegible] & Co'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 21/50
Edition: final state, edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Deserted House'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '21/50'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'This is in the 'Ferns' of which I / made the wood cut for the Discobolus'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 198.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.8 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 24.5 h x 18.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.600
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.