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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

The lady betrays the unicorn. [(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The lady betrays the unicorn'), from the portfolio The Lady and the Unicorn.] 1973-74
Collection Title: Arthur Boyd and Peter Porter, The lady and the Unicorn, with 25 etchings by Arthur Boyd. London : Secker & Warburg, 1975.
Page: no.12
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight textured off white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: unpublished proof
Impression: prograssive proof
Edition: edition of 52 sets numbered 1 to 45, plus 7 artist’s proof sets

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, 550/8
Dimensions: plate-mark 60.0 h x 42.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 81.2 h x 57.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1070
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Interim Council of the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 1975.