Lionel LINDSAYP & D COLNAGHI & CO, Posada de la sangre, Toledo 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


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Posada de la sangre, Toledo [The inn of the Blood] 1926 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Millbourn paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'MILLBOURN / MSH HAND MADE PURE RAG'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: ?/100
Edition: final state, edition of 100

Primary Insc: signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Posada de la Sangre'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '100'. inscribed lower centre at base of sheet in black pencil, 'This (the Inn of the Blood) was one of the most famous in Toledo untill Franco's / Engineers tunnelling came up and ruined it. The central door with the dark figure / comming out leads to the stables which when I saw them had not change since / Cervantes stabled his pacing mule there. Cervantes wrote one of his exemplary novels / whilst staying here / LL.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 272.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.8 h x 26.2 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 37.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1005
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.