Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Street scene Alexandria


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


About

Another edition of 30 was printed in brown ink; one of these (5/30) is also in the collection, a gift of Miss B Kelly, who presented the Gallery with the majority of the collection's 111 Sydney Long etchings.

© Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998


Details


Date

circa 1937


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint, blue ink with plate tone on buff wove paper


Edition

4/30


Dimensions

35.4 cm x 27.8 cm platemark; 46.5 x 35.4 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

9896


Artist information

Sydney Long

Works in the collection

142


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, The etchings of Sydney Long: the Richard King Collection, Goulburn, 1990, (illus.). cat.no. 26; titled 'Street scene in Alexandria'; dated 1929/30; edition 1/30

Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The spirit of the land', pg. 45-70, Canberra, 2012, 65, 192 (colour illus.). cat.no. 103; dated c1937

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 46, 47 (colour illus.). cat.no. 34

Joanna Mendelssohn, The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 216 (illus.), 265. cat.no. 127; titled 'Street scene Alexandria'; dated after 1928; AGNSW editions listed only

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 53 (colour illus.). cat.no. 75