Lionel LINDSAY, The shanty on the rise 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 shanty on the rise [Old shanty with rise] 1922 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, with plate-tone, from one plate Support: laid Whatman 1806 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: proof on 1803 Whatman paper
Edition: 1st state, a few proofs; 2nd state, edition of 50, plus proofs

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 Shanty on the Rise'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof on old Whatman / paper 1806'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'This 'Duck egg Whatman was Whistlers favorite paper / Brilliant impression'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 123.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.2 h x 12.8 w cm sheet 24.8 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.629
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.