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

Brisbane water 1925 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line-etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid Von Gelder Zonen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre right in reverse, 'VAN GELDER ZONEN', centre left partial image of a man
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Brisbane Water'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '6/30'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner of sheet, 'Brisbane Waters 3 guineas'. Inscribed lower centre at base of sheet with framing instructions, including a diagram with the mount 3" for top and sides, and 5" for base.
Dimensions: plate-mark 31.4 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 43.2 h x 35.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.782
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 1973.