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 Old landing jetty, Hawksbury 1928, before Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thin smooth off-white Van Gelder Zonen laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre, 'N GELDER ZONEN [fragment, runs vertically]'
Edition State: only state
Impression: proof
Edition: no edition; 2 proofs only

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. Titled lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'Old Landing Jetty / Hawkesbury'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left corner in black pencil, 'J.A.C.S.' Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'In Rare Print-List Catalogue'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, '67 [encircled]'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.6 h x 29.0 w cm plate-mark 22.6 h x 29.0 w cm sheet 34.5 h x 41.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.89
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.