Sunday morning, the Rocks
Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
Mendelssohn (1987), 176
Queale bequest (1982), 496
etching and drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate
21.0 x 17.2 cm (plate-mark)
cream wove paper
29.6 x 23.7 cm (sheet)
no manufacturer's mark
3rd state of 3; published state
1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state edition of 20
After 2nd state? the plate was trimmed on the left resulting in the first three letters of the artists signature being lost.
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. Not dated. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sunday morning the Rocks'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 50 ed 50' Inscribed lower right hand corner of sheet, '£5.5- [5 guineas]
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 496
Urban scene of men relaxing on vacant block behind houses at The Rocks, 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