Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

The nomads 1978 or 1979
Collection Title: Unpublished illustrations for The drifting continent by A.D. Hope.
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; paper drawing in black fibre-tipped pen Support: medium-weight glossy off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black fibre-tipped pen, 'AB'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, ''The Nomads''. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, '[upward pointing arrow]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1 [circled]'.
Dimensions: paper 24.0 h x 15.0 w cm sheet 24.9 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.2139
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Australian National gallery, from the artist, Canberra, July 1981.