Sydney LONGLionel LINDSAY, Pastoral Enlarge 1 /1

Sydney LONG

Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia 1871 – London, England 1955

print after

  • England, Europe 1910-21
  • Australia 1921- 22
  • England 1922-25
  • Australia 1925-52
  • England from 1952

Lionel LINDSAY

Creswick, Victoria, Australia 1874 – Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1961

engraver

  • Europe 1902-03
  • Europe 1910
  • England, Europe 1925-27
  • North Africa, India, Europe 1928-30
  • Europe 1933-34

Pastoral 1918 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 3rd state of 3; published state
Impression: 19/50
Edition: 1st state, proofs only; 2nd state, proofs only; 3rd state proposed edition of 50, edition not completed

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lionel Lindsay'. not dated. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 19'.
Secondary Insc: inscribed with signature lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sid Long ['d Long' underlined]'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed centre right of sheet in black pencil, '14 3/4 x 14 3/4 [denotes framing specifications]'. inscribed lower right of sheet in black pencil, '3 / 3 3 / 4 [denotes framing specifications]'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '908 B [illeg.] / July [?]'.
Dimensions: printed image 16.8 h x 20.4 w cm plate-mark 26.2 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 26.2 h x 33.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.108
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: © National Library of Australia
Provenance:
  • KCollection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, February 1981.