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Collection

Norman Lindsay

(Australia 23 Feb 1879 – 21 Nov 1969)

Title
Olympus
Year
1934
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper
Dimensions

66.5 x 61.0 cm sheet 100.2 x 90.8 x 2.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown watercolour "NORMAN LINDSAY 1934".
Credit
Purchased 1934
Accession number
106
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Lin Bloomfield, Norman Lindsay: watercolours 1897 - 1969, 'Olympus', pg. 192-193, Bungendore, 2003, 192, 193 (colour illus.), 296.

Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The New Greece / 'Delos of a coming Sun-god's race'', pg. 31-54, Sydney, Sep 1989, 54 (illus.), 65.

Gavin Fry, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'J.J. Hilder / Blamire Young / Norman Lindsay', pg. 72-87, Sydney, 2002, 86, 87 (colour illus.), 145, 147.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, Sydney, 1995, 45 (colour illus.), 118. cat.no. 34

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 14

Barry Pearce and Haruo Arikawa, Two hundred years of Australian painting: nature, people and art in the southern continent, Tokyo, 1992, 117 (colour illus.). cat.no. 66

Exhibition history (6)

Special exhibition of Norman Lindsay's paintings, etchings and drawings, Macleod Galleries, 16 Aug 1934–31 Aug 1934

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art 1890's-1930's, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1989–26 Nov 1989

Two hundred years of Australian painting : Nature, people and art in the southern continent:

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