Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999
- England, Australia, Italy from 1959
Double figure with shark head and horns (Elektra backdrop).
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1st edition, artist's proof
Edition: 1st edition of 25, plus 5 artist's proofs. 2nd edition of 100; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'.
inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Artist Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right beside plate-mark in black pencil, '26 [encircled]'.
Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '91D / 2/12 / 866 [?]'.
Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '42 [encircled]'.
Inscribed on loose paper label in black pencil, '51. 505'.
plate-mark 34.9 h x 40.1 w cm sheet 39.6 h x 46.7 w cm
: The Arthur Boyd gift 1975. Accession No
: NGA 75.3.273 Subject
: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
- Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.