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

Dee Why landscape 1928 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in red-brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: thin smooth cream wove F J Head & Co paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower centre, 'F J Head & Co'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sidney Long.' not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Dee Why Landscape'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/50'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, '17 1/2 x 16 1/4'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '2-'.
Dimensions: printed image 23.7 h x 29.9 w cm plate-mark 23.7 h x 29.9 w cm sheet 31.7 h x 43.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.102
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.