Lionel LINDSAY, The Ocean Wave Hotel, Sydney 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

The Ocean Wave Hotel, Sydney [Ocean View hotel.] 1912 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint, printed in brown ink, from one platae Support: thick wove F.J. Head & Co. paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'F.J. Head & Co'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 3; not published
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state, edition of 50, plus additional artist's proofs

Edition Notes: There are three states. 1st state of 3 Massive cumulus cloud in background. Dog in cetre foreground, all black. Chimney shown upper right edge. 2nd state of 3 Removal of massive cloud. Dog now has spots. Right side of plate cut to remove chimney. 3rd state of 3 Dog now all white [ill. Art in Australia, 3: 23 March 1928, plate 21]
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ocean Wave'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'artist's proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 80.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.4 h x 20.4 w cm sheet 20.4 h x 25.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.678
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.