Lionel LINDSAY, Shearer's cook [2]. 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

Shearer's cook [2]. 1932 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 4th state of 4
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 4th state, edition of 24, comprising 12 on white paper, 12 on Japanese vellum paper

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 509 notes the printed words 'SHEARERS' COOK' after ESQ. These words do not appear on NGA, 83.941.
Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'Shearers Cook'. inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 98.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.6 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 20.7 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.941
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.