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Australia born 1925

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1938



commenced 1984

print workshop (organisation)

Posters for book launch [6]. 1993 Description: These are illustrations Arthur Boyd did for Tom Sanders' book "Save the face Gentlemen please" with signature.

Collection Title: Save the face Gentlemen please.
Place made: Larry Rawling Fine Art Prints, 424 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencils Support: thick off-white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 10, plus 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: signed on image lower right in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. signed within image upper centre 'Tom Sanders'. not dated. Titled within image upper centre 'SPARE THE FACE, GENTLEMEN, PLEASE. not inscribed.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, [Larry Rawling insignia]. Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, ''H'= 11 B + W'.
Dimensions: printed image 81.0 h x 61.0 w cm sheet 81.0 h x 61.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, in celebration of the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.94.161.6
Subject: Collection: The Larry Rawling print workshop archive of Australian screenprints 1959 - 2006, acquired 2008.
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the printer Larry Rawling, Melbourne, 2008.