The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay
The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay
The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay
The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay

The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay

Brookvale, NSW: Copperfield Publishing Company, c. 1982. Hardcover. 3 volumes: Copy 147 of edition limited to 300 copies available for sale.

Volume 1: Woodcuts: Folio (372 x 273 mm.), 179 pp, ill.index, bibliography, green leather with recessed title panel, signed by the two directors of the publishing company, in cloth covered slip case with gold blocked emblem, includes biographical note. Appendices include an index of catalogued woodcuts, woodcut book illustrations, alphabetical list of woodcut bookplates, and exhibitions which include woodcuts by Lionel Lindsay. Fine in like slipcase.

Volume II: Etchings Part A: Folio (370 x 270 mm.), 164 pp. ill., index, bibliography, cloth, housed in cloth covered slipcase with Volume II: Chronological Catalogue Part B, signed by the director of the publishing company, c. 1987, ISBN 0959632999. Includes a list of etching exhibitions held during Lindsay's lifetime. Fine in very good slipcase, spine lightly sunned.

Volume II: Chronological Catalogue Part B: Folio (370 x 270 mm.), [164] pp., ill., bibliography, cloth, housed in cloth covered slipcase with Volume II: Etchings Part A. Includes Index of Lionel Lindsay's Etchings. Fine in very good slipcase, spine lightly sunned. Fine. Item #721
ISBN: 0959632980

Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961) was one of the famous Australian Lindsay family of artists that included his brothers Norman, Percy and Daryl and his sister Ruby. His mastery of graphic design included drawing for newspapers and book illustration, wood engraving and etching. He was the first president of the Australian Painter-Etchers' Society and later became a Trustee of the National Gallery of New South Wales. He was knighted in 1941.

Price: $750.00

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