Lionel Arthur Lindsay (1874-1961) Australia

Biographical Information

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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The Peacocks
Watercolour, 39 x 34.5 cm
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings4515A$13,800 N/A
Works on Paper536165A$32,110 A$1,467
Prints & Graphics2,771860A$13,000 A$500
Photographs11A$12 N/A
Objects11A$248 N/A

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