Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
The blue crab
Mendelssohn (1982), 155
Queale bequest (1982), 750
wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block
14.4 x 21.4 cm (printed image)
thin laid paper
20.5 x 26.4 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
edition of 100
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Not dated. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '100'. Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '3.3.0 [3 guineas]'. Inscribed lower left base of sheet in black pencil, 'self'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed lower left at base of sheet in black pencil, 'The Crab'. Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 750
Study of a crab on a sea rock.
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
Collection: The Alan Queale collection of Lionel Lindsay etchings and wood-engravings, acquired 1982.
Country of context
LINDSAY, Lionel | (1874–1961) Australian | Male | artist