Arthur BOYD, Potter throwing a black figure. Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Potter throwing a black figure. 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, '618 [enclosed in square]'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil '[illegible] L'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.434 [vertically along right border]'.
Dimensions: printed image 47.2 h x 59.0 w cm plate-mark 48.0 h x 60.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.5 h x 77.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift 1975.
Accession No: NGA 75.3.434
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
  • Gift to the Interim Council of the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 1975.