MakerLionel Lindsay (b.1874, d.1961)
Medium and MaterialsAquatint on paper
Inscription and MarksSigned in pencil beneath plate l.l
Edition in pencil beneath plate l.r.
Measurements12.7 x 24.2cm (platemark), 15 x 26.5cm (sheet sight), 37.8 x 47.5cm (frame)
Subject and Association KeywordsLandscape
Subject and Association KeywordsFigurative
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals
Subject and Association DescriptionThe swagman and his dog was a recurring theme in Lindsay's etchings of Australian life on the land. The image of the sundowner walking into the sunset was repeated in Lindsay's illustrations for the book 'Romancing of the Swag'.
Mendelssohn, The art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. Volume II, Etchings, Part A; p.102
Credit LineDonated under the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program in 2017
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved