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

Moonrise pastoral [Pastoral aquatint] 1918 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in blue ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: 2/60
Edition: 2nd state edition of 60

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long ['Long' underlined]'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/60'. inscribed lower left corner diagonally, 'From the reformed plate'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.7 h x 22.8 w cm sheet 46.4 h x 35.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.30
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.