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

Kookaburras [The snake yarn] 1922 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one zinc plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 17/30
Edition: edition of 30

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, '17/30 Line etching on zinc / In British Museum'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 28.2 w cm sheet 24.3 h x 41.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.55
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.