Arthur BOYD

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


  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Tel Aviv, Israel born 1932



commenced 1967

publisher (organisation)

The lady betrays the unicorn. 1973-74
Collection Title: Arthur Boyd and Peter Porter, 'The Lady and the Unicorn, twenty-four etchings by Arthur Boyd'. Melbourne: Tolarno Galleries, 1975.
Page: no.12
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Creation Notes: 1975, published
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint 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Edition State: unpublished proof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: progressive proof
Edition: edition of 52 sets numbered 1 to 45; 7 artist’s proof sets

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '550/24'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1975.3.1086 [vertically along right border]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 60.2 h x 42.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 80.6 h x 57.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1086
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.