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

Fantasy 1919 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and drypoint, printed in green ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sidney Long ['ng' underlined]'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right sheet in black pencil, '4 [sideways]'. Inscribed centre left sheet in black pencil, '[partial inscription, illeg., runs vertically]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 27.9 h x 40.2 w cm sheet 37.5 h x 44.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.20
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.