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

  • England, Europe 1909-11

A thief in the night Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and pen and ink Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed not dated. Titled upper edge in pen and ink over black pencil, 'A THIEF IN THE/ NIGHT.'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Head piece to Story by Norman'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '23'
Dimensions: image 14.0 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 17.4 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Keith Wingrove 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.267
  • Collection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, June 1995.