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An image of The land of the lavender by Sydney Long

Sydney Long

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

Title
The land of the lavender
Alternative title:
The watercress bed
Place of origin
LondonEngland
Year
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
Accession number
9867
Copyright
© Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

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