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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959




Tel Aviv, Israel born 1932

printer, intaglio

Circle Press

printer (organisation)

Circle Press

publisher (organisation)

The Ancestors [A: etching] 1971
Collection Title: Stark, Peter. Tomorrow’s ghosts, with 12 original etchings by Arthur Boyd. Guilford, England: Circle Publications, 1971.
Page: plate 3
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper letterpress text, printed in brown ink, from moveable type Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove T H Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper centre, 'T H SAUNDERS ENGLAND'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 19/50
Edition: book edition of 100, including 15 artist's proofs; portfolio edition of 50 signed and numbered impressions

Primary Insc: signed lower left within folded sheet in black pencil, 'Peter Stark'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: Sheet B 58.5 h x 79.7 w cm sheet (b) (deckle-edged) (folded) 58.5 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.419.4.A
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Anthony Mathews, London, 1973.