Cattle in a landscape
watercolour on paper on card
59.5 x 28.7 cm
|Sydney Long (1871 – 1955) trained in London and returned to Australia in the 1920s, becoming one of the country’s leading oil and watercolour painters. He was recognized for his pastoral and bush subjects which often incorporated scenes of European mythology. He was the president of the New South Wales Society of Artists 1899 – 1901 and was awarded the Wynne Prize in 1938 and 1940. He is represented by the National Gallery of Australia and most state galleries. |
REF: McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Miegunyah Press, 2006, p 624.