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Collection

Norman Lindsay

(Australia 23 Feb 1879 – 21 Nov 1969)

Title
The picnic god
Other titles:
The Picnic
The Picnic Gods
Year
1907
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pen and black ink on white wove paper
Dimensions

38.7 x 30.7 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pen and black ink "NORMAN.LINDSAY./ 07.".
Credit
Purchased 1943
Accession number
7331
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. 8-30, Sydney, Sep 1989, 23, 27 (illus.), 28, 64.

Renée Free, Fin de Siècle, Sydney, Jan 1994.

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian Collection: Works on Paper', pg. 182-197, Sydney, 1999, 190 (colour illus.).

Richard D. Jordan, Westerly, 'Adam Lindsay Gordon and the Religion of Australia', pg. 27-42, Nedlands, Winter 1998, 41 (illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 27 (illus.). cat.no. 10

Stephanie Lindquist, The Lindsays: artists, writers and publishers, Brisbane, 2010, 16. no catalogue numbers

John McDonald, Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 169 (illus.), 258.

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Exhibition, New South Wales, 1907. cat.no. 28; titled "The Picnic Gods; priced 12gns.

Exhibition history (7)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1907), Society Rooms, Queen Victoria Markets, Sydney, 16 Aug 1907 -

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

Fin de Siècle: posters prints drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jan 1994–13 Mar 1994

The Legendary Lindsays:

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998

Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 08 Dec 2000–11 Feb 2001

The Lindsays: