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Arthur Merric BOYD

Opoho, New Zealand 1862 – Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1940

  • Australia from 1886
  • England, Europe 1890-92

Passage Point, Westernport
Spit Point, French Island
Mouth of Bass
Cape Woolamai [recto] (Ocean entrance from bay) [verso]
1 January 1895
Collection Title: Sketchbook of scenes, mainly in Europe and near the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer’s mark

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated on 1st and 2nd images in black pencil, 'Jan 1st' (1895), on 3rd image in black pencil, 'Jan 2nd', on 4th image in black pencil, 'Jan 3rd'. Verso not dated. Recto inscribed on 4 images black pencil, 'Passage Point/Western Pt', 'Spit Pt French Island', 'Mouth of Bass', and 'Cape Woollamai' (sic).
Dimensions: sheet 13.0 h x 21.1 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 42.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.383.30AB
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Beck Pottery, Beaumaris, Melbourne, 1976.