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Title

The picnic god

1907


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.

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.).

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

Unknown, Fin de Siècle, Sydney, Jan 1994.

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

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

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