C1911

The Rocks [Sydney]

Rare Lionel Lindsay mezzotint with etching, of the Rocks, Sydney, numbered six of the second state of only thirty. Of the the first State Lindsay only made one proof no other examples are known and of the later third state made … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Rocks [Sydney]

Date:

C1911

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Mezzotint with etching printed in sepia, signed lower left in pencil, numbered 6 of 30

Image Size: 

212mm 
x 173mm

Paper Size: 

180mm 
x 205mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Rocks [Sydney] - Antique View from 1911

Genuine antique
dated:

1911

Description:

Rare Lionel Lindsay mezzotint with etching, of the Rocks, Sydney, numbered six of the second state of only thirty.

Of the the first State Lindsay only made one proof no other examples are known and of the later third state made in 1936 there is an unknown number.

References;
Mendelsshohn, The art of Sir Lionel Lindsay /​  Vol II, Part B, #58, ill. p.182

Collections:
National Gallery Australia: Queale bequest (1982), 521
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1627686
 

Lionel Arthur Lindsay (1874 - 1961)

Known as a writer & art administrator, he worked for the "Bulletin." He became well known for his etchings and woodcuts. As a trustee to the NSW Art Gallery he was a major supporter of Dobell over the Joshua Smith controversy. He was knighted in 1941 and is represented in most state collections.

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