Sydney LONG, The lake, Avoca 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

The lake, Avoca 1926 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching and drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: thin smooth cream laid Van Gelder Zonen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre, 'VAN GELDER ZONEN [runs vertically]'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/60
Edition: edition of 60

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '.The Lake Avoca.' inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '7/60'. inscribed lower left of sheet in black pencil, 'Price £3.3.0'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.0 h x 35.4 w cm plate-mark 25.0 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.72
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.