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Title

Study for etching 'The land of the lavender'


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


Details


Date

circa 1923


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, white gouache, black pastel, grey wash


Dimensions

33.5 x 42.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pastel "Sydney Long". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1927


Location

Not on display


Accession number

230


Artist information

Sydney Long

Works in the collection

142


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'Study for the etching 'The land of the lavender', pg. 172, Canberra, 2012, 172 (colour illus.). cat.no. 83

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 38 (illus.). cat.no. 24

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 526 [Gallery No. 5], titled 'Study for etching'

Helen Silk and Tom Silk (Compilators), A new beginning: the story of three first fleeters and descendants. Addenda 2 compiled March 2004, Longueville, Mar 2004, 36 (illus.).