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

Silver pheasant 1936 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state, edition of 100

Edition Notes: NGA 76.1637.1-2, Studies of pheasants, pencil, Gift of Sir James McGregor 1976 1st state, working state, bird only engraved, block only partially inked 2nd state, proof before signature, foreground grass and nasturtiums 3rd state, with signature
Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Silver Pheasant'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '100'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 101
Dimensions: printed image 20.4 h x 14.3 w cm sheet 23.7 h x 17.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.801
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
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.