Norman Lindsay Ink & Watercolor Illustration Original Art Cosmopolitan 1931

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  • Sold Date: Nov 30, 2012
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Norman Lindsay Ink & Watercolor Illustration Original Art 1931

Incredible find this large 33 x 29" Illustration from Cosmopolitan December 1931

From the story Senor Shark by Wallace Smith

This is the hand drawn one of a kind original art by Norman Lindsay.

Much of Lindsay's original art was burnt up in a train fire during WWII.

The auction record for Norman Lindsay is $277,000 and for a pen & ink work the record is $18,000. Don't miss out on this rare chance to own an original by Norman Lindsay.


Norman Alfred William Lindsay (22 February 1879 – 21 November 1969) was an Australian artist

Personal life

Lindsay married Catherine (Kate) Agatha Parkinson, in Melbourne on 23 May 1900. Their son Jack was born in Melbourne on 20 October 1900, followed by Raymond in 1903 and Philip in 1906. They divorced in 1918. Philip died in 1958 and Raymond in 1960. In the Lindsay tradition, Jack became a prolific publisher, writer, translator and activist.

Rose Soady

Rose Soady began modelling for Lindsay in 1920. She became his second wife, his most recognizable model, his business manager, and the printer for most of his etchings. By the time he left for London in 1909, Rose supplanted his wife and joined him there in 1910. [1]

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