The morning moon
20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955
This work was a finalist in the 1937 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1937.
oil on canvas
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".
Marshall Bequest Fund 1937
Not on display
© Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Shown in 6 exhibitions
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:
- Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst 21 Apr 1983–22 May 1983
- Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains 27 May 1983–19 Jun 1983
- Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Australia 25 Jun 1983–22 Jul 1983
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 26 Aug 1983–30 Sep 1983
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, Orange, 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
Referenced in 5 publications
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 art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 84 (colour illus.), 301.
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.