Arthur BOYDAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Nude in cornfield Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Nude in cornfield 1960 Place made: London Melbourne, Greater London Victoria, United Kingdom, England Australia
Creation Notes: 1981, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2nd edition, workshop proof 2
Edition: 1st edition of 25, plus 5 artist's proofs. 2nd edition of 82; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with impression details lower left corner in black pencil, 'V.P.W. proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindtamp, lower right corner, 'VPW [within rectangle]'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 872'. Inscribed verso, pencil, '#5'
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.0 h x 40.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.5 h x 59.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.872
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.