Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

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Collection Title: Unpublished illustrations for The drifting continent by A.D. Hope.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

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black ink pen, 'AB'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'Full as a Boot'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, 'Reduce [circled]'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, 'p 9'. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, '[upward pointing arrow]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '3 [circled]'. Incribed verso upper centre on rectangular white self-adhering label with typewriter, 'The Drifting Continent - Arthur Boyd / No. 9 / Line / Reduce to 40% / Bolton 61 Stonehaven Cres Deakin ACT 2600'.'.
Dimensions: image 25.0 h x 16.2 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 16.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.2140
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Australian National gallery, from the artist, Canberra, July 1981.