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Title:Sydney Long The Spirit of the Land
Category:Art & Design
Item ID:BB06-19694
Publisher:National Gallery Of Australia, Australia, 2012
National Gallery Of Australia, 2012, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Unstated

Sydney Long (1871-1955) was Australia's foremost Art Nouveau painter and one of our major symbolist artists. He created haunting scenes of the Australian landscape. His Art Nouveau works are like reveries, an escape from the everyday. He populated the prosaic Australian bush with nymphs and fauns whose poetic world was paralled in the literature of Australian writers.Seeking an imagery which conveyed the 'lonely and primitive feelings of the country',he captured the soul and tenor of the Australian bush. Long also painted many delightful landscapes and cityscapes in Australia and Britain, in which he continued to demonstrate his interest in strong form. And from 1918 he became a leading printmaker, devotoing much of his time to printmaking in the succeeding twenty years. Card Covers With Flaps. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 208 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19694.
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