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Title

The picnic god


Artist

Norman Lindsay

Australia

23 Feb 1879 - 21 Nov 1969


Details


Other Titles

The Picnic

The Picnic Gods


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7331


Artist information

Norman Lindsay

Works in the collection

99


Shown in 7 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. 8-30, 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.