Arthur BOYD

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


  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


born 1923

printer, lithographic


publisher (organisation)


publisher (organisation)

The gift of the lamb. [The Gift of the Lamb (Boase no.XI)] 1965
Collection Title: Arthur Boyd, 'St Francis of Assisi', a series of sixteen lithographs. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide: Australian Galleries and Kym Bonython Gallery, 1965.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone/plate Support: thick textured off-white wove Cranbrook paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right to upper left 'HANDMADE CRANBROOK [reverse text]'.
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. not titled. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '25 - 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.866' [vertically along right border].
Dimensions: printed image 48.0 h x 60.6 w cm lithographic stone-mark 50.5 h x 62.9 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 56.6 h x 79.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.866
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.