Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Antechinus 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 drawing in brush 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, 'Antechinus'. Inscribed verso upper right in red pencil, '17 [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, '5 [circled]'. Incribed verso upper centre on rectangular white self-adhering label with typewriter, 'THE DRIFTING CONTINENT - - Boyd / No. 17 / Reduce to 75% / Line and Tone.'
Dimensions: image 19.9 h x 11.0 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 16.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1981.
Accession No: NGA 81.2162
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Australian National gallery, from the artist, Canberra, July 1981.