On the rocks
23 Feb 1879 - 21 Nov 1969
pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper
34.6 x 28.3 cm sheet; 63.5 x 53.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "NORMAN LINDSAY 1919".
Gift of Howard Hinton 1926
Not on display
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Howard Hinton memorial exhibition (1948), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1948–30 Apr 1948
J.J. Hilder and Contemporaries:
Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Apr 1989–25 Jun 1989
The Legendary Lindsays:
Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Referenced in 8 publications
Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay: watercolours 1897 - 1969, 'Watercolours in Public Collections', Bungendore, 2003, 296.
Gavin Fry, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'J.J. Hilder / Blamire Young / Norman Lindsay', pg. 72-87, Sydney, 2002, 84 (colour illus.), 85, 145, 147.
R.H. Goddard, Lionel Lindsay and C.B. Newling, A memorial volume to Howard Hinton patron of art, Sydney, 1951. cat.no. 58
Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, Sydney, 1995, 44 (colour illus.), 118. cat.no. 33
Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 44
Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 11. cat.no. 58
Ursula Prunster, The legendary Lindsays, Sydney, 1995, 83 (illus.).
Ursula Prunster and Edmund Capon, J.J. Hilder and contemporaries, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). cat.no. 44