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 land of the lavender
[The watercress bed] 1923
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: thin smooth cream laid F J Head & Co paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'Hand Made [fragment; runs vertically]'
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 30
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'.
inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/30'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '50 in Catalogue / 'Land of the Lavender' / line etching on zinc 1923'.
Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '61 [encircled]'.
plate-mark 26.2 h x 35.0 w cm sheet 37.7 h x 44.0 w cm
: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976. Accession No
: NGA 77.9.61 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.