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Title

The Jester


Artist

Lionel Lindsay

Australia

18 Oct 1874 - 22 May 1961


About

This work is a self portrait of the artist wearing fancy dress.

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007


Details


Date

(1923)


Media category

Print


Materials used

wood engraving, printed in black ink on white Japanese tissue


Edition

From edition of 100


Dimensions

14.6 x 9.6 cm blockmark; 18.8 x 14.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., pencil "Lionel Lindsay". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

413.1977


Artist information

Lionel Lindsay

Works in the collection

262


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 10, back cover (colour illus.). Collection of Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Joanna Mendelssohn, The art of Sir Lionel Lindsay, Brookvale, circa 1982-circa 1987. cat.no. 139

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 69 (illus.). cat.no. 102