Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Nude in cornfield. 1962 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, 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: 1st edition of artist's proof
Edition: 1st edition of 25; 5 artist's proofs. 2nd edition of 82; 1 right-to-print proof, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop 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'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '1st print sold in London to V&A [vertically along left border]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left with Arthur Boyd's list number in black pencil, '647 [enclosed in square]'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.490 [vertically along right border]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.0 h x 40.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.5 h x 59.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.490
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.