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Title

Midday

(1896)


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


Details


Date

(1896)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

102.2 x 153.0 cm stretcher; 136.3 x 187.7 x 10.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.l., "S. Long". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1896


Accession number

6102


Artist information

Sydney Long

Artist profile

Works in the collection

142


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 19 publications

Bibliography


James Gleeson, Impressionist painters 1881-1930, St Kilda, 1971, 26 (illus.).

Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The spirit of the land', pg. 45-70, Canberra, 2012, 46, 58, 69, 86 (colour illus.), 87, 93, 135. cat.no. 6

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 116 [Gallery No. 2]

Sydney Long, Sydney Long, A.R.E., loan exhibition 1941, Sydney, 1941. cat.no. 63

Joanna Mendelssohn, Brought to Light: Australian Art 1850–1965 from the Queensland Art Gallery collection, 'Dancing across the Landscape. Sydney Long Spirit of the Plains', pg. 76-79, Brisbane, 1998, 76.

Ron Radford., Ladies in Landscapes, 'Ladies in landscapes', Ballarat, 1974.

D.H. Souter, Art and architecture, 'Sid Long Landscapist', pg. 64, Sydney, Mar 1905, 64.

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 268

The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 05 Sep 1896, page unknown.

Daily telegraph, Sydney, 05 Sep 1896, page unknown.

The Society of Artists Second Spring Exhibition, Sydney, Sep 1896. cat.no. 58

Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, Supplement. cat.no. 470

Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Minutes 1.9.1891-4.5.1898, Sydney, 1891-1898, 3 September 1896, 28 September 1898. 'S.Long's picture Midday. The Artist, per letter 23/9/98, asks permission to do some work on this picture. Granted', 28 September 1898.

The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 40-41 (colour illus.), 52,53, 227. No. 35; colour plate no. 8

Art and Australia, Sydney, Dec 1977, 179 (illus.).

A selection of eighty-two reproductions mainly from the Australian collection and including examples from the British, French and Dutch [Art Gallery of New South Wales], Sydney, 1959, 123 (illus.).

A new beginning: the story of three first fleeters and descendants. Addenda 2 compiled March 2004, Longueville, Mar 2004, 31 (colour illus.).

100 masterpieces of Australian landscape painting, Melbourne, 1986, 126, 127 (colour illus.). plate no. 60

A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 126.