Old Essex Street from George Street.
Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961)
Mendelssohn (1987), 55
Queale bequest (1982), 43
etching, drypoint and foulbiting, printed in black ink, from one plate
9.5 x 13.1 cm (plate-mark)
thin cream laid British paper
16.4 x 20.0 cm (sheet)
watermark: 'MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN'.
2nd state of 2; published state
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. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Old Essex St'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'proof E Ed / 25'.'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed with Queale Bequest reference number verso lower right in black pencil, 43 Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, 'rare. 3.3 [3 guineas]'.
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