- Other Titles
- The Picnic
The Picnic Gods
- Media category
- Materials used
- pen and black ink on white wove paper
- 38.7 x 30.7 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pen and black ink "NORMAN.LINDSAY./ 07.".
- Purchased 1943
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Estate of Norman Lindsay
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 7 exhibitions
Society of Artists spring exhibition (1907), Society Rooms, Queen Victoria Markets, Sydney, 16 Aug 1907–Unknown
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, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jan 1995–26 Feb 1995
The Legendary Lindsays, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, 10 Mar 1995–30 Apr 1995
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, Canberra, 08 Dec 2000–11 Feb 2001
The Lindsays, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane, 14 Aug 2010–28 Nov 2010
The Lindsays, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, 18 Feb 2011–01 Apr 2011
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. 8-30, 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.
Other works by Norman Lindsay
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