Name/TitleThe Barber of Bou-Saada
MakerLionel Lindsay (b.1874, d.1961)
Medium and MaterialsEtching, printed in black ink on paper
Inscription and MarksPlate signed, l.l.corner.
Signed in pencil beneath plate l.l.
Edition in pencil beneath plate l.r.
Measurements17.5 x 27.4cm (platemark), 21 x 30 cm(window), 42.7 x 50.6cm (frame)
Subject and Association KeywordsFigurative
Subject and Association DescriptionIn 1929 Lionel Lindsay travelled through Algiers and Tunisia and created drawings, paintings and etchings of the exotic people and places. Bou-Saada, Algeria, has traditionally been an important market place producing and selling jewellery, metalwork, carpets and bousaadi knives.
CollectionMax and Nola Tegel, Lionel Lindsay Collection
Credit LineDonated under the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program by Max and Nola Tegel in 2016.