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.


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.

Physical description

Watercolour painting on paper of self portrait by Lionel Lindsay.

Inscriptions & markings

Signed "Lionel Lindsay 1899"