23 Feb 1879 - 21 Nov 1969
Dionysus. Illustration to the 'Forerunner' by Merejkowski
pen and ink
53.0 x 47.7 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated u.r. "NORMAN LINDSAY -08-".
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 8 publications
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..
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".
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
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