George Street Market
Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
Old George Street markets
Mendelssohn (1987), 112
Queale bequest (1982), 516
etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate
22.6 x 14.9 cm (plate-mark)
cream wove Japanese vellum paper
27.0 x 18.2 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
1st state of 2
proof of 1st state
1st state, proofs only; 2nd state edition of 50
1st state, before cross-hatching and etched signature 2nd state, extensive cross-hatching in foreground and etched signature
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Not dated. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state'
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 516
Market sellers and customers outside the George Street Markets, Sydney.
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