Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1952

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

The lady and the unicorn 1975 Place made: Fitzroy, London Melbourne, Greater London Victoria, United Kingdom, England Australia
Creation Notes: 1988, June, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: white wove Arches BFK Rives 270 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 65; plus 8 artist's proofs, 4 printer's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 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 1729'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'No 2'
Dimensions: plate-mark 60.6 h x 42.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 64.0 h x 56.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1729
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.