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 wooden ship 1922 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/30'. On original mount lower left in black pencil, 'The wooden ship'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.7 h x 31.4 w cm sheet 26.4 h x 39.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.53
Subject: Collection: The J.W.F. Stephen collection of Sydney Long etchings, acquired 1976. Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 Ship, Shipping
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.