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
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper aquatint and burnishing, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove Whatman 1824 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'WHATMAN / 1824'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2?; published state
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; final state, edition of 50, plus proofs
Primary Insc: Singned lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'.
Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Sundowner'.
Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof on old Whatman paper 1824'. '(Standard Proof) Do not cut paper / see watermark'.
Inscribed lower right below signature in black pencil, 'For Alan Queale, I drew this not far from / Hornsby attracted by the / skeleton trees against the sunset / The print sold out very quickly and / I had a letter from a Victorian Girl / begging me to let her have one + which I sent her / as a present. By return she sent me / a magnificent turkey. a superb / Quid pro Quo!'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 176
plate-mark 12.6 h x 24.4 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 28.0 w cm
: PIAP | 1921.0018 | impression
: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982. Accession No
: NGA 83.614 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.