Norman Lindsay;s etching titled The Ragged Poet was released in 1987 as a Facsimile etching, the edition was 550 only, the image size is 35.4 x 27.9 cm. The original etching is a Etching engraving aquatint and stipple and was made in 1924.
The Etching reference material may be found in the Book titled – Norman Lindsay Etchings: Catalogue cat.255, this book is available from Etching House at $152 deliverd free in Australia, refer to our book section on this site.
The Ragged Poet is an exquisite etching. The central figure of the poet is the focus of attention as the audience is mesmerised by his song. Norman Lindsay’s needling of the veil on the nude figure and the complicated fabric of the curtain, carpet and gowns display a mastery of etching technique.
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