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

Pastoral aquatint. 1921 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, aquatint and foul biting, printed in brown ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: 1st and only state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '(Foul biting'.) inscribed lower left corner below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st and only state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.8 h x 19.4 w cm sheet 24.4 h x 29.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0037 | impression
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.52
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.