(1871 - 1955)
Sydney Long was active/lived in Australia, England. Sydney Long is known for homo-erotic painting, etching, teaching.
Biography Sydney Long
Sydney Long (20 August 1871 – 23 January 1955) was an Australian artist. Born on 20 August 1871 at Ifield, Goulburn, New South Wales, Sydney Long began formal art classes at the New South Wales Art Society in 1890. In 1894 his Heidelberg School-influenced painting, a bathing scene set on the Cooks River By Tranquil Waters (1894) caused a small scandal, but was purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
The sale brought Long to the attention of Julian Ashton, a Trustee of the Gallery and founder of the influential Julian Ashton Art School (at that time called the Sydney Art School), and in 1907 he became Ashton's second-in-command in the school. In 1898 he was briefly engaged to Thea Proctor.
In 1910 he moved to London, w
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