Name/TitleThe Crane (The Heron)
MakerLionel Lindsay (b.1874, d.1961)
Medium and MaterialsWood engraving, printed in black ink on paper
Inscription and MarksSignature in plate, l.r.corner
Signature beneath plate in pencil, l.l.corner
Inscription beneath plate in pencil, l.l.corner
Edition beneath plate in pencil, l.r.corner
Measurements11.9 x 12cm (platemark), 14 x 13.7cm (window), 35.2 x 33.4cm (frame)
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals
Subject and Association Description"Lionel Lindsay has captured the curvilinear nature of the bird and the vulgarity of the large protruding feathers as it stands awkwardly by its pond."
Mendelssohn, J. The Art of Lionel Lindsay, Woodcuts, 1982, p.122
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