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Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1879 – Springwood, New South Wales, Australia 1969

  • England, Europe 1909-11

The sultan is indisposed 1937 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, engraving and stipple, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/50
Edition: edition of 50 [Plate extant: NGA 1984.1733, Gift of Keith Wingrove, 1984.]

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Norman Lindsay'. not dated. Titled in black pencil, 'The Sultan is Indisposed'. inscribed in black pencil, 'No 8...50'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.0 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 36.0 h x 32.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1081
Subject: Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982. Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.