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 lagoon 1928 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint and drypoint, printed in dark brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thick soft cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/65
Edition: edition of 65

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '.The Lagoon.' Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil '1/[illeg.]'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left of sheet in black pencil, '20 x 18 1/2'.
Dimensions: printed image 30.1 h x 37.6 w cm plate-mark 30.1 h x 37.6 w cm sheet 38.8 h x 47.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Accession No: NGA 77.9.106
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.