The lake, Avoca
Sydney Long (1871–1955)
Mendelssohn (1979), 70
line-etching and drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate
25.0 x 35.4 cm (plate-mark)
thin smooth cream laid Van Gelder Zonen paper
35.0 x 45.8 cm (sheet)
watermark centre, 'VAN GELDER ZONEN [runs vertically]'
edition of 60
Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent
Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Long'. Not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '.The Lake Avoca.' Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '7/60'. Inscribed lower left of sheet in black pencil, 'Price £3.3.0'.
Water scene at Avoca Lake, northern Sydney, N.S.W. with view through trees of boat-house.
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