MakerLionel Lindsay (b.1874, d.1961)
Medium and MaterialsWood engraving, printed in black ink on paper.
Inscription and MarksSignature in plate, l.l.corner
Signature beneath plate in pencil, l.l.corner
Title beneath plate in pencil, bot.centre
Edition beneath plate in pencil, l.r.corner
Measurements13.2 x 11.4cm (platemark), 15.2 x 13cm (window), 37.8 x 34.2cm (frame)
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals
Subject and Association Description"The graver has been used to give the impression of a multi-coloured highly decorative creature and the use of line in the imposing tail feathers is rather different from the pure free flowing line of the previous portraits of roosters."
Mendelssohn, J. The Art of Lionel Lindsay, Woodcuts, 1982, p.45
Named CollectionMax and Nola Tegel, Lionel Lindsay Collection
Credit LineDonated under the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts program by Max and Nola Tegel in 2016.
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved