Arthur BOYDTAPEÇARIAS DE PORTALEGRE, St Francis kissing the hand of a leper Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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


  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


commenced 1948

weaver (organisation)

St Francis kissing the hand of a leper 1974
Collection Title: Life of St Francis
Place made: Portalegre, Portugal
Materials & Technique: textiles, tapestries, wool, cotton high-warp tapestry

Primary Insc: woven signature l.r. "Arthur Boyd" woven monogram l.r. "T/M/P"
Tertiary Insc: woven reverse l.r. "1648" and l.l. "FC"
Dimensions: 260.5 h x 342.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.15
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust