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

Pastoral sandgrain (moonrise pastoral) 1918 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper sand-grain etching, printed in blue ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. titled lower left corner of sheet in black pencil, 'Sandgrain Pastoral ['ain P' underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'W.O. Paul'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.9 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 26.6 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Oscar Paul Collection, Gift of Henriette von Dallwitz and of Richard Paul in honour of his father 1965.
Accession No: NGA 65.134
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
  • The Oscar Paul Collection.
  • Bequest to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Mrs Henriette von Dallwitz legatee of Richard Paul after reinbursement to estate, to fulfill Richard Paul's intentions to honour his father, May 1965.