Lionel LINDSAY, The three cocks 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 three cocks 1942 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 5th state of 5; published state
Impression: 22/50
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state, proofs only; 4th state, proofs only; 5th state, edition of 50, plus proofs

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 567 illustration is cropped at top and bottom.
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 Three Cocks'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 22'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet, 'Line Engraving'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 38
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.6 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.644
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.