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Title

The morning moon

1937


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


About

This work was a finalist in the 1937 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1937.


Details


Date

1937


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

81.2 x 112.0 cm stretcher; 106.5 x 137.0 x 10.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "SYDNEY LONG 1937".


Credit

Marshall Bequest Fund 1937


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6415


Wynne Prize

- 1937


Artist information

Sydney Long

Artist profile

Works in the collection

142


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 50 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 33 (illus.). cat.no. 34

Barry Pearce, A century of Australian landscape: mood and moment, Sydney, 1983, 16, 77 (colour illus.). cat.no. 55

Ursula Prunster, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 84 (colour illus.), 301.

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983, (colour illus.). cat.no. 28 Note no pagination.