Lionel LINDSAY, Henry Lawson. 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

Henry Lawson. 1922 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: published state
Impression: 48/100
Edition: edition of 100 [200?], plus proofs

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1982), 137, gives the edition as 200. NGA 83.895 is inscribed as edition of 100.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'No 48 ed / 100'. annotated lower left below signature in black pencil, 'To Alan Queale. Strange to say / Lawson's sister told me / that I had Harry's Eyes / perfectly and they attracted you / also. LL'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 178.
Dimensions: printed image 23.8 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.895
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.