Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Potter, wife and cat in kiln. 1968-69 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight textured cream 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, '102 [encircled]'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Potter Wife + Cat in Kiln'. Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'U'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.496 [vertically along right border]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.3 h x 30.3 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 39.1 h x 45.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift 1975.
Accession No: NGA 75.3.496
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift to the Interim Council of the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 1975.