Arthur BOYDGANYMED ORIGINAL EDITIONS LTDTHOMAS ROSS & SONS, Lysistrata: 'Earth is delighted now, peace is the voice of earth. Spartans sort out your wives, Athenians yours'. Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

GANYMED ORIGINAL EDITIONS LTD

publisher (organisation)

THOMAS ROSS & SONS

London, England commenced 1833

print workshop (organisation)

Lysistrata: 'Earth is delighted now, peace is the voice of earth. Spartans sort out your wives, Athenians yours'. 1970
Collection Title: Arthur Boyd, 'Lysistrata: A suite of twenty etchings, ten additional etchings entitled 'Variants and Addenda' '. London: Ganymed Original Editions, 1970.
Page: no.19
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth white wove Barcham Green handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'IV/XII'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 35.2 h x 40.3 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.7 h x 61.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.124.19
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, August 1971.