Lionel LINDSAY, The bathers 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

The bathers 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, roulette, aquatint, printed in green-black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 50, plus proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay' not dated. titled lower right below printed image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'The bathers'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Pool?'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil [by Queale?], 'Early aquatint'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 351.
Dimensions: printed image 10.6 h x 7.3 w cm plate-mark 12.4 h x 8.2 w cm sheet 16.7 h x 11.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.917
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
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.