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Title

Magpies

1920


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


Details


Alternative title

The early bird


Date

1920


Media category

Print


Materials used

line etching, drypoint, printed in black ink on thin wove paper


Edition

Artist's proof


Dimensions

13.6 x 30.1 cm platemark


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Sydney Long ARE". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Miss B. Kelly 1958


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9862


Artist information

Sydney Long

Artist profile

Works in the collection

142


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


The etched work of Sydney Long, A.R.E.: a complete catalogue of his etchings, Sydney, 1928, (illus.). cat.no. 7; titled 'Magpies' or 'The early bird'; dated 1920

The etchings of Sydney Long: the Richard King Collection, Goulburn, 1990, (illus.). cat.no. 65; titled 'Magpies'; dated 1924; edition 2nd State 4/30

The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 151 (illus.), 253. cat.no. 38; titled 'Magpies' or 'The early bird'; dated 1920; ANG edition 1st State