Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Hay fever 1978 or 1979
Collection Title: Illustrations for Hope, A.D. The drifting continent and other poems. Canberra, Brindabella Press, 1979
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; ink; paper drawing in black fibre-tipped pen Support: medium-weight textured 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, ''Hay Fever''. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, '12 [circled]'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, 'p 29'. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, '[upward pointing arrow]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '2 [circled]'.
Dimensions: paper 23.2 h x 16.0 w cm sheet 24.8 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.2157
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Australian National gallery, from the artist, Canberra, July 1981.