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 home of the rooks
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state
Edition: edition of 50; plus 1st state proof
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long.'
inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state'.
inscribed lower left corner, 'The home of the rooks'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '30 in Catalogue / Line etching on Copper 1918'.
Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 34 [encircled]'.
plate-mark 30.0 h x 22.5 w cm sheet 38.4 h x 26.6 w cm
: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976. Accession No
: NGA 77.9.27 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.