Arthur BOYD, Nude with shark-headed beast. Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Nude with shark-headed beast. (1962) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
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.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Arthur Boyd list number verso in black pencil, 507
Dimensions: plate-mark 40.6 h x 30.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift 1975.
Accession No: NGA 75.3.278
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.