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Title

Dionysus

1908


Artist

Norman Lindsay

Australia

23 Feb 1879 - 21 Nov 1969


Details


Other Title

Dionysus. Illustration to the 'Forerunner' by Merejkowski


Date

1908


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pen and ink


Dimensions

53.0 x 47.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.r. "NORMAN LINDSAY -08-".


Credit

Purchased 1918


Location

Not on display


Accession number

161


Artist information

Norman Lindsay

Works in the collection

99


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Stampede of the Lower Gods: Classical Mythology in Australian Art, 'The Antipodean Arcady / 'When Pan purloined Apollo's lyre'', pg. 8-31, Sydney, Sep 1989, 28, 30 (illus.), 64.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, cat.no. 558 [Gallery No.5], titled 'Dionysos'

William Moore, The story of Australian art from the earliest known art of the continent to the art of today (Vol. 1), 'National life', pg. 122-152, Sydney, 1934, illus..

Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'Aestheticism and Nationalism in Australian art and criticism', pg. 162-180, South Melbourne, 1979, 168, 169 (illus.). plate no. 60

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 40], Sydney, 15 Oct 1931. plate no. 13. Entry as "Dionysus. Illustration to `The Forerunner' by Merejkowski".

Author Unknown, Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay, Sydney, 1918. plate no. III. Entry dated 1905.

Author Unknown, (Volume I), 179 (illus.). Author of the book is possibly Moore. Entry as "Dionysus. Norman Lindsay. National Gallery, Sydney."

Author Unknown, Third International Contemporary Art Exhibition, India, 1957. cat.no. 31