Arthur BOYD, In memoriam : James McAuley Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

In memoriam : James McAuley 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 glossy off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in blue ink pen, 'AB'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'In Memoriam: James McAuley'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, 'Reduce'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, '14 [circled] / p 33'. Inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, '[upward pointing arrow]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1 [circled]'. Incribed verso upper centre on rectangular white self-adhering label with typewriter, 'THE DRIFTING CONTINENT - - Boyd / No. 14 / Reduce to 75% [crossed out in black ball-point pen] 50% [transcribed in black ball-point pen] / Line'.
Dimensions: paper 21.0 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 16.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.2160
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National gallery, from the artist, Canberra, July 1981.