Born in Creswick, Victoria, in 1874, Lionel Lindsay studied at the National Gallery School in Melbourne. Known as a writer and art administrator, he worked for some time as a freelance journalist and artist, contributing to such publications as the "Bulletin". He became well known for his etchings and woodcuts as well as for his watercolour paintings. As a trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Lindsay was a major supporter of Sir William Dobell during the Joshua Smith controversy. He was knighted in 1941. He is well represented in all major collections, and there is a substantial collection in the Lionel Lindsay Gallery in Toowoomba, Queensland. He died in 1961. Edit or add to this biography
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|Total number sold||Number with images||Highest price||Recent average price*|
|Works on Paper||446||104||A$32,110||A$1,154|
|Prints & Graphics||2,280||521||A$13,000||A$519|
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