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Title

The land of the lavender


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


Details


Alternative title

The watercress bed


Place where the work was made

London England


Date

1923


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, foul bite, dark brown ink with plate tone on cream wove (cartridge) paper


Edition

Artist's proof


Dimensions

26.2 x 35.0 cm platemark; 36.4 x 46.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Sydney Long ARE". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Miss B Kelly 1958


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9867


Artist information

Sydney Long

Works in the collection

142


Place

Where the work was made
London

Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Sydney Long, The etched work of Sydney Long, A.R.E.: a complete catalogue of his etchings, Sydney, 1928, (illus.). cat.no. 50; titled 'The land of the lavender' (also known as 'The Watercress Bed'); dated 1923

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, The etchings of Sydney Long: the Richard King Collection, Goulburn, 1990, (illus.). cat.no. 42; titled 'The land of the lavender'; dated 1923; edition 44/60

Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The land of the lavender (The watercress bed)', pg. 173, Canberra, 2012, 172, 173 (colour illus.). cat.no. 84; not AGNSW impression; titled 'The land of the lavender (The watercress bed)'.

Joanna Mendelssohn, The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 164 (illus.), 257. cat.no. 57; titled 'The land of the lavender'; dated 1923; ANG edition 2/30

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 37 (colour illus.). cat.no. 49