Name/TitleThe Indian Vulture
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 in pencil beneath plate, l.l.corner
Edition in pencil beneath plate l.r.c
Measurements18.6 x 11.3cm (platemark), 20.4 x 12.6cm (window), 36.6 x 27.5cm (frame)
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals
Subject and Association Description"Lindsay has chosen to emphasise the hardness and savagery of this bird as it crouches ready to attack any defenceless animal. It is shown with it's wings compacted, bent like an old hag, against a pure black outlined tree."
Mendelssohn, J. The Art of Lionel Lindsay, Woodcuts, 1982, p.110
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