Lionel LINDSAY, The Rocks, 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 Rocks, Sydney [The Rocks area, Sydney.] 1911 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1936, reworked
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint and etching, printed in black ink, with plate-tone Support: thin wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: ' & Co'.
Edition State: 2nd state? of 3
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, 1 impression only; 2nd state, edition of 30; 3rd state reworked 1936, unknown number of impressions

Primary Insc: signed lower left below image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower centre below image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Rocks'. inscribed lower right below image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'mezzotint'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 521.
Dimensions: printed image 16.2 h x 20.6 w cm plate-mark 17.2 h x 21.2 w cm sheet 19.4 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.694
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.