Merric BOYD, A sapling gum gully Enlarge 1 /1

Merric BOYD

St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1888 – Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1959

  • England 1917-1919

A sapling gum gully 1952 Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in blue pencil and watercolour Support: thin buff wove ‘newsprint’ paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in blue pencil, 'Merric Boyd'. Dated and titled lower centre in blue pencil, 'A Sapling Gum / Gully 1952'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right in ink, 'The Organ Gums / Decoration / Special Sapling / Province'. Inscribed lower left by Boyd family representative in ballpoint pen, '5896'.
Dimensions: image 26.8 h x 24.7 w cm sheet 26.8 h x 24.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Arthur, David and Guy Boyd, Lucy Beck and Mary Nolan in honour of their father Merric Boyd 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.666.5371
Subject: Collection: The Boyd family gift of Merric Boyd drawings, acquired 1975.
  • Collection of the artist until his death in 1959; by descent to the artist's family; gift of the family to the Interim Council of the ANG, February 1975.