Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Falling figure with beast's head. (1962-63) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: image of coat of arms
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: 1st edition of 25, plus 5 artists proofs. It is possible that the whole edition was not printed.

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, ' Artists Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Arthur Boyd list number verso in black pencil, 35
Dimensions: plate-mark 34.8 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 39.8 h x 57.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.263
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.