Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


born 1923

printer, lithographic

St Clare offering marzipan to St Francis. (1965)
Collection Title: T.S.R. Boase, St Francis of Assisi, with 16 lithographs by Arthur Boyd. London: Thames & Hudson, 1968.
Page: no.8
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove Cranbrook paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'Handmade' and 'Cranbrook'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image black pencil, '6 - 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'St Clare offering marzipan to St Francis' - writing not recognised. Printed label verso lower right, 'Arthur Boyd Australia/ St Clare Offering Marzipan to/ St Francis/ Lithograph 11-25/ National Coolection, Canberra' Franz Philipp 'Arthur Boyd', cat. section 15'.
Dimensions: 56.4 h x 79.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1966
Accession No: NGA 66.77
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 1966.