Lionel LINDSAY, Woodland nymph 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

Woodland nymph [Eve in Eden] c.1913 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: thin Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; Not published

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 99, notes one of 2 proofs only. The image she illustrates appears to be a 2nd state. 1st state, before leaves on forked branch right of top centre. 2nd state, leaves added as in Mendelssohn illustration
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'Never Titled'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 418
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.6 h x 13.9 w cm sheet 21.9 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.912
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.