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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

The Argyle Cut, Sydney 1920 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, edition of 50

Edition Notes: Mendelssohn (1987), 215, note three states. NGA 83.651, is inscribed as 2nd state with 50 proofs. 1st state, plate larger, no clouds 2nd state, plate cut down on left partially into etched signature. Clouds added.
Primary Insc: not signed. titled lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'The Argyle Cut, Sydney (small / plate) / 1920'. inscribed lower centre at base of sheet in black pencil, 'II state, with clouds added. / (50 proofs thus)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 331.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.0 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 14.2 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.651
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.