Sydney LONG, Pastoral softground Enlarge 1 /1

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 softground [Sofground Pastoral] 1918 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: medium-weight soft off-white wove cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long.' not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Soft-ground Pastoral'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/50'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left corner in black pencil, '[illeg.] / ity / Etch [illeg.]'. Inscribed verso lower left corner in black pencil, 'Purchased by [underlined] / New York Library / British Museum / Victoria & Albert Museum / Congress Library, Washington'.
Dimensions: printed image 35.9 h x 25.2 w cm plate-mark 35.9 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 42.8 h x 31.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1070
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Image rights: Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Provenance:
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.