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

Iffley Mill, Oxford c.1919 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin soft white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/20
Edition: edition of 30 printed in blue ink; edition of 20 printed in black or brown ink

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/20'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'Aquatint on copper / 1917'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '[illeg.] in Catalogue'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '60 [encircled]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.8 h x 22.9 w cm sheet 24.7 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.19
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.