Lionel LINDSAY, Trout fishing in the Snowy River 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

Trout fishing in the Snowy River [Snowy River] 1946 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint and etching, printed in brown ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2?
Impression: ?/50
Edition: 1st state proofs only; 2nd state edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 582, gives the final state edition as 75. NGA impression 83.613 notes edition of 50
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '50'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Mezzotint 1873 [paper?]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 154.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.5 h x 26.8 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.613
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.