Lionel LINDSAY, A castle in Extremadura (moonlight), Spain 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

A castle in Extremadura (moonlight), Spain [A castle in Estremadura [sic] (moonlight), Spain] 1946 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper mezzotint, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: final state, edition of 50, plus proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A castle in Estremadura (moonlight)'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ed 50'. inscribed lower right at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The cross at the left has been Erected / where a man was murdered.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 243.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.2 h x 24.0 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.974
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.