Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Potter with beast and sculptured head (interior). 1968-69 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick textured off-white wove Cranbrook paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: proposed edition of 25 (possibly incomplete); 5 artist’s proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Artist Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left with Arthur Boyd's list number in black pencil, '613 [enclosed in square]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.416'[vertically along right border]'.
Dimensions: printed image 47.0 h x 59.3 w cm plate-mark 47.8 h x 60.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 51.8 h x 64.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift 1975.
Accession No: NGA 75.3.416
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: This work appears on screen courtesy of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Interim Council of the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 1975.