Study for etching 'The land of the lavender'
20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955
pencil, white gouache, black pastel, grey wash
33.5 x 42.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pastel "Sydney Long". Not dated.
Not on display
© Estate of Sydney Long. Courtesy Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Sydney Long (1979), S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 22 Aug 1979–07 Nov 1979
Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998
Themes and Variations: Australian drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Council, Bathurst, 17 Oct 2008–30 Nov 2008
Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 17 Aug 2012–11 Nov 2012
Referenced in 4 publications
Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'Study for the etching 'The land of the lavender', pg. 172, Canberra, 2012, 172 (colour illus.). cat.no. 83
Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 38 (illus.). cat.no. 24
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 526 [Gallery No. 5], titled 'Study for etching'
Helen Silk and Tom Silk (Compilators), A new beginning: the story of three first fleeters and descendants. Addenda 2 compiled March 2004, Longueville, Mar 2004, 36 (illus.).