Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


born 1923

printer, lithographic


publisher (organisation)


publisher (organisation)

St Francis blowing Brother Masseo into the air. [Prev NGA title: St Francis (blowing figure)] (1965)
Collection Title: T.S.R. Boase, St Francis of Assisi, with 16 lithographs by Arthur Boyd. London: Thames & Hudson, 1968.
Page: no.6
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove Cranbrook paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'Handmade' and 'Cranbrook'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 25/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '25 - 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: image 48.1 h x 60.4 w cm sheet 55.8 h x 79.3 w cm lithographic plate-mark 50.2 h x 62.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.862
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.