Norman Lindsay


(Norman Alfred William Lindsay)
Australia (1879 - 1969)

Norman Alfred William Lindsay (1879-1969) was a prolific artist, sculptor, writer, editorial cartoonist and scale modeler, as well as being a highly talented boxer. He is widely regarded as one of Australia's greatest artists, producing a vast body of work in different media, including pen drawing, etching, watercolour, oil and sculptures in concrete and bronze. In 1901, he joined the staff of the Sydney Bulletin, a weekly newspaper, magazine and review. Lindsay wrote the children's classic The Magic Pudding in 1918. Many of his novels have a frankness and vitality that matches his art. His other works include: A Curate in Bohemia (1913), The Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay (1918) and Creative Effort (1920).
 
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