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

The harbour, St.Ives 1920 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching with burnishing, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sid Long [underlined]'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '1012 [underlined] / 19 1/2 x 16 1/2'. Inscribed verso centre right in black pencil, '3 1/2 / 3 1/2 / 4- [appears within double rectangle representing mount]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.4 h x 30.8 w cm sheet 29.2 h x 33.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.23
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.