Sydney LONG, Magpies feeding Enlarge 1 /1

Sydney LONG

Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 1871 – London, England 1955

  • England, Europe 1910-21
  • Australia 1921- 22
  • England 1922-25
  • Australia 1925-52
  • England from 1952

Magpies feeding c.1919 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: cream paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof 1/5
Edition: edition of 5

Primary Insc: signed lower right below image but within plate-mark in black pencil, 'Syd Long'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/5'.
Dimensions: printed image 20.6 h x 30.8 w cm plate-mark 21.8 h x 31.8 w cm sheet 30.4 h x 44.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.1
Subject: Collection: The J.W.F. Stephen collection of Sydney Long etchings, acquired 1976. Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
  • J.W.F. Stephen, who formed a definitive collection of the etched work of Sydney Long. J.A.C. Stephen, the artist’s son, by descent. Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from J.A.C. Stephen, Sydney, 1977.