Sydney LONG, On the Wandle Enlarge 1 /1

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

On the Wandle 1920 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one zinc plate Support: thin smooth off-white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/30'. inscribed lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'The Wandle / Line Etching.'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, ' 'On the Wandle' / Exhibited Royal Academy 1921 in British Museum'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'JACS 37 in Catalogue - Diploma Etching.' Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Line etching / on zinc / 1920'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'Royal society / of painter Etchers'. Inscribed verso centre right, 'Selected for Diploma work / at the Royal Society of Painter Etchers / in British Museum (1920)'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.6 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 34.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.47
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
Provenance:
  • 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.