Lionel LINDSAY, Hulks, Berry's Bay 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

Hulks, Berry's Bay 1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and foul biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2st state of 2?; published state
Impression: 13/50
Edition: 1st state, a few impressions; 2nd state; edition of 50

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 222, notes that 'LIONEL LINDSAY' appears printed lower right in the 1st state, but not on published state. NGA 83.745 1st state proof does not have such printed signature. >1st state, foreground and hulk compleated but no background. > 2nd state, background etched in
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled (in an unknown hand) lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'HULKS BERRY'S BAY'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ed 13/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 429.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.8 h x 24.9 w cm sheet 22.7 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.703
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.