Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Self-portrait 1962 - 1963 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, London Melbourne, Greater London Victoria, United Kingdom, England Australia
Creation Notes: May 1985, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in dark sepia with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick white wove Arches BFK Rives 270 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 100; 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 below plate-mark in black pencil, 'VPW proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1231'
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.2 h x 25.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.5 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1231
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
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.