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Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1923 – Sandringham, Victoria, Australia 1988

  • Overseas (unspecified) 1969
  • Canada 1976-81

'Australia' theme (1970-71) Title Notes: Date estimated as 1970-71, when the artist was commissioned to produce scuptures for the Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne and the Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney. (KA 15/1/08)
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; gouache drawing in brush and gouache Support: cardboard (N T Kent Medium Fashion Board)

Primary Insc: signed verso centre in black pencil, 'Guy Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'Sketches / for mural at airport'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Printed sheet fixed verso titled, 'Australia / How bats and shags were made'.
Dimensions: image 44.7 h x 49.0 w cm sheet 44.7 h x 49.0 w cm
Accession No: NGA 00.6
Subject: Advertising
  • Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia, from an unidentified source, before 1999.