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An image of The morning moon by Sydney Long

Sydney Long

(Australia, England 20 Aug 1871 – 23 Jan 1955)

Title
The morning moon
Year
1937
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

81.2 x 112.0 cm stretcher; 106.5 x 137.0 x 10.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "SYDNEY LONG 1937".
Credit
Marshall Bequest Fund 1937
Accession number
6415
Copyright
© Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1937 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1937.

Bibliography (5)

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 50 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 33 (illus.). cat.no. 34

Barry Pearce, A century of Australian landscape: mood and moment, Sydney, 1983, 16, 77 (colour illus.). cat.no. 55

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983, (colour illus.). cat.no. 28 Note no pagination.

Ursula Prunster, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 84 (colour illus.), 301.

Exhibition history (6)

Fifty-eighth Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1937), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, Jul 1937 -

Golden Gate International Exposition:

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

A century of Australian landscape painting: mood and moment:

Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986

The art of the picture frame, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 May 2003–12 Sep 2003