Lionel LINDSAY, The broken fence. 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 broken fence. 1923 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2, published state
Impression: proof
Edition: 1st state as published in Art in Australia, 3:4 May 1923; 2nd state edition of 100

Edition Notes: Ist state, clouds in background, no engraved signature. 2nd state, clouds removed, signnature engraved
Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Broken Fence'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'A.P No 47'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 173.
Dimensions: printed image 15.9 h x 11.5 w cm sheet 21.1 h x 15.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.794
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
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.