|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
In 1932 Long was a signatory to an agreement to boycott the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for their exhibition and purchase policies related to Canadian artists. He was noted as being a Vancouver artist.
He had a solo exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933, the gallery's 62nd exhibition. He died in Vancouver in 1938 at the age of 74.
|1933 November 8 - 19||Portraits & Misc.||Vancouver Art Gallery|
|1921 Sept. 19 - 24||BCSFA 13th Annual Exhibition||Pirate Captive|
|A Wild Night|
|1924 Aug. 9 - 16||Vancouver Exhibition Annual Exhibition||The Cellist|
|Portrait of a Lady|
|1932 May - July||VAG All Canadian Exhibition||Portrait, Father Lacombe|
|1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14||VAG B.C. Artists 3rd Annual||George McCrossan, K.C.|
|Mrs. Duncan Carmichael|
|1946 July 2 - 28||VAG Jubilee Exhibition||The Engineer|
WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
THE FINE ARTS IN VANCOUVER, 1886 - 1930 (refer to THOM69)
EARLY PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS IN CANADA (refer to H70)
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
(refer to M)
One page biography and eight references
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
3 references cited for Long, including Macdonald above.
TAMING THE FRONTIER: ART & WOMEN IN THE CANADIAN WEST 1880 - 1920
July 2005; by Virgina G. Berry, copyright Margaret Berry and Julie Berry Melynk.
188 pages softcover; illustrated, footnotes, bibliography, index
Centered on Winnipeg, but has early references to Long.
CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1912/1915-19 (refer to DIR)
"Victor A. Long's lifelike portrait of General Stewart, placed that eminent
railway builder before the public in uniform with surprising fidelity."
From "By the Way in Art" per B.C. Art League
Vancouver Province, Thursday October 6 1921, page 12
" ... the 118 artists who have signed the agreement to date
... include ... V.A. Long ... "
From "Canadian Artists Unite to Boycott National Gallery" by The Canadian Press Montreal Gazette, December 8, 1932
"One Man Art Show"
Vancouver Sun, November 8 1933
"Fine Display is Made of B.C. Portraiture" by T.H.W.
New Herald, November 8 1933
"Mr. Long's work is very well known to residents of Vancouver. This is
the first 'One-Man Show' that he has given in the gallery."
Art Gallery Bulletin, November 1933 Vol. I No. III
Obituary, Montreal Gazette December 29 1938