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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

Plate for 'The sundowner'. 1921 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, etched copper plate Edition State: 2nd state of 2?; published state
Impression: not applicable

Primary Insc: inscription in typescript in black ink on sheet of cream paper previously taped to back of etching plate, 'THE SUNDOWNER. / This is the bitten copper plate from which was pulled the aquatint THE SUNDOWNER / The face of it has been cleaned for / printing but the protective varnish has been allowed / to remain on the back of it.'.
Dimensions: printing plate 12.6 h x 24.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0018 | matrix
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1053
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.