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Title

The deserted selection

1923


Artist

Sydney Long

Australia, England

20 Aug 1871 - 23 Jan 1955


Details


Date

1923


Media category

Print


Materials used

line etching, drypoint, printed in brown/black ink on paper


Edition

Artist's proof


Dimensions

15.4 x 22.6 cm platemark; 21.8 x 29.1 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

9868


Artist information

Sydney Long

Artist profile

Works in the collection

142


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Sydney Long, The etched work of Sydney Long, A.R.E.: a complete catalogue of his etchings, Sydney, 1928, (illus.). cat.no. 56; titled 'The deserted selection'; dated 1923

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, The etchings of Sydney Long: the Richard King Collection, Goulburn, 1990, (illus.). cat.no. 53; titled 'Deserted selection'; dated 1923; edition Proof A

Joanna Mendelssohn, The life and work of Sydney Long, Sydney, 1979, 162 (illus.), 256. cat.no. 55; titled 'The deserted selection'; dated 1923; ANG edition 1/30