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oil painting - Pompey

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

Description
Oil painting on canvas by Daryl Lindsay of his favourite horse, "Pompey".
Size
64 x 74 cm
Object Registration
00606
Keywords
daryl lindsay, painting, horse, pompey, creswick, ngv
Historical information
Daryl Lindsay was born and grew up in Creswick, one of the famous Lindsay family of artists. He had a love of horses and this was his favourite. He often did portraits of horses for famous owners.
When Made
Circa 1930
Made By
Daryl Lindsay (painter)
Significance
Daryl Lindsay became a noted international artist and the Director of the National Gallery of Victoria. He had a very considerable influence on Australian art, particularly from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Inscriptions & Markings
Signed Daryl Lindsay on front. On the back is written "Daryl Lindsay painted his favourite horse Pompey c. 1930 at Mulberry Hill, Baxter. Presented to the Creswick Museum by Joan Lindsay May 1977.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM