Sydney Long (1871–1955)
Mendelssohn (1979), 66; Paul (1928), 65
line-etching and drypoint, printed in dark brown ink, from one copper plate
13.6 x 21.3 cm (image)
19.4 x 32.2 cm (sheet)
edition of 60
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. Not dated. Inscribed lower left '31/60' . Inscribed on original mount in black pencil, 'Kookaburras line etching on copper 1925'.
Native Australian fauna: two young kookaburras on the ground.
National Gallery of Australia
Meeting 7, 1976/77 (1977-02-08)
J.W.F. Stephen, who formed a definitive collection of the etched work of Sydney Long. J.A.C. Stephen, the artists son, by descent. Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from J.A.C. Stephen, Sydney, 1977.
The Stephen Collection, purchased 1976.
Reproduced with the kind permission of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938 | Collection: The J.W.F. Stephen collection of Sydney Long etchings, acquired 1976.
Country of context
LONG, Sydney | (1871–1955) Australian | Male | artist