Hermia BOYD

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1931 – 2000

  • England 1950-55,

I could not imagine that I could ... 1978
Collection Title: Sappho of Lesbos
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed inbrown ink with plate-tone, from one circular plate Support: Velin Arches paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/30
Edition: proposed edition of 30, only 15 sets printed. The image 'Someone I tell you' printed only faintly, so it was decided to stop the edition at 15 and rework the plate. This did not eventuate.

Primary Insc: Signed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Hermia Boyd 78'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in blackpencil, '5/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.8 h x 16.8 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.841.9
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, 1978.