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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


publisher (organisation)


London, England commenced 1833

print workshop (organisation)

Lysistrata. 1970 Description: a suite of thirty etchings in grey paper wrappers, plus title board and colophon | held in folio bound in Belgian linen with vellum decoration.

Collection Title: Lysistrata: A suite of twenty etchings, ten additional etchings entitled 'Variants and Addenda', Ganymed Original Editions, London 1970.
Page: collection record
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, etchings with aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, each from one plate; letterpress text, printed in black ink, from moveable type Support: medium-weight smooth white wove Barcham Green handmade paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: IV/XII
Edition: edition of 8

Edition Notes: I-III consisting of the suite of 20 etchings, 10 additional etchings entitle 'Variants and Addenda' and an original drawing. IV- XII the suite of 20 etchings and 10 additional etchings, 'Variants and Addenda'. 1-50 the suite of twenty etchings Three sets marked A,B,C are reserved for the artist.
Dimensions: plate-mark (each) 35.2 h x 40.3 w cm sheet (each) 57.7 h x 61.1 w cm folio (closed) 60.5 h x 67.0 w cm folio (open) 60.5 h x 132.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.124.1-30
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, August 1971.