The drafting gate, Bendemeer
Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
Mendelssohn (1987), 348
Queale bequest (1982), 152
drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate
19.0 x 25.0 cm (plate-mark)
cream wove Japanese vellum paper
no manufacturer's mark
2nd state of 2; published state
1st state, 3 proofs; final state, edition of 35
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower left below image in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Titled lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Drafting Gate'. Inscribed lower right below image in black pencil, Proof D'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed along right side edge of sheet in black pencil, '98724 17416 0901/2 BI 8/-'.
Rural scene of sheep farmers separating sheep for shearing at Bendemeer, N.S.W.
National Gallery of Australia
Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from an unidentified vendor, by 1946.
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