A windy day
Sydney Long (1871–1955)
Mendelssohn (1979), 79; Paul (1928), 70
line-etching, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate
14.2 x 27.0 cm (image)
medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
no manufacturer's mark
edition of 60
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A windy day'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/60'.
Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work
Inscribed lower left of sheet in black pencil, '16 1/8 x 12 3/8'. Inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '£3.3.0'.
Native Australian fauna: two magpies on the ground, one with ruffled feathers.
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