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Norman Lindsay

(Australia 23 Feb 1879 – 21 Nov 1969)

Title
Dionysus
Other titles:
Dionysus. Illustration to the 'Forerunner' by Merejkowski
Year
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
Accession number
161
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

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, (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

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

Exhibition history (2)

Third International Contemporary Art Exhibition, India 1957, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1957–1957

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