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
The Spirit of the plains
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper aquatint and drypoint, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thick smooth dark cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 50
Primary Insc: signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'Sydney Long ['Long' underlined]'.
inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/50'.
inscribed lower left of sheet in black pencil, 'aquatint ['at' underlined] on Copper 1918 Victoria + Albert Museum from rebitten plate'.
plate-mark 17.7 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 31.0 h x 47.6 w cm
: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976. Accession No
: NGA 77.9.22 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.