Old Essex Street from George Street.
Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
Mendelssohn (1987), 55
Queale bequest (1982), 43
etching, drypoint and foul-biting, printed in brown ink, from one plate
9.5 x 13.1 cm (plate-mark)
cream wove paper
12.0 x 17.8 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
1st state 1 proof; 2nd state edition of 30 (25?); plus additional lettered proofs
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Not dated. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'old Essex St'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'my first old Sydney etching'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 281
The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 10, 1982/83 (1983-05-09)
Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the National Gallery of Australia by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the National Gallery of Australia, 1983.
Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Courtesy of the National Library of Australia
Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 | Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
Country of context
LINDSAY, Lionel | (1874–1961) Australian | Male | artist