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Title

A rajah’s palace, Benares

(1930)


Artist

Lionel Lindsay

Australia

18 Oct 1874 - 22 May 1961


Details


Other Title

A Rajah's Palace, Benares


Date

(1930)


Media category

Print


Materials used

drypoint, printed in brown/black ink with pale plate tone on white wove paper


Edition

from edition of 100


Dimensions

26.6 x 33.9 cm platemark; 32.2 x 40.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed in plate to print l.l., "LIONEL LINDSAY".
Signed l.l., pencil "Lionel Lindsay".


Credit

Purchased 1931


Location

Not on display


Accession number

495


Artist information

Lionel Lindsay

Works in the collection

262


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 645 [Gallery No. 5]

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 54 (colour illus.). cat.no. 77

Harold J L Wright and Lionel Lindsay, Sir Lionel Lindsay: Etchings and drypoints, Sydney, 1949, 44 (illus.). Titled 'A Rajah's Palace, Benares'