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watercolour painting - Self Portrait (Lionel Lindsay)

From the Collection of Creswick Museum Town Hall Building 70-72 Albert Street Creswick Victoria

Description
Watercolour painting on paper of self portrait by Lionel Lindsay.
Size
image 25 x 20 cm
Object Registration
00567
Keywords
lionel lindsay, creswick, etching, watercolour, spain, norman lindsay
Historical information
Early self portrait of famous painter Lionel Lindsay. Lionel was one of the famous family of artists, which included Norman Lindsay, Percy Lindsay, Daryl Lindsay and Ruby Lindsay.
Made By
Lionel LIndsay (painter)
Significance
A rare early self portrait by Lionel Lindsay, showing himself in a "Spanish style", before he followed his dream and went to Spain. Lionel became a famous artist in Australia and Europe, especially noted for his Spanish etchings.
Inscriptions & Markings
Signed "Lionel Lindsay 1899"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM