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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Doris Boyd, seated [recto]
Guy Boyd, seated [verso]
between 1934 and 1937 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; paper drawing in charcoal Support: thin cream laid Michallet paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, [MICHALLET / FRANCE]

Primary Insc: Signed lower left in charcoal, 'Arhthur Boyd'. Inscribed lower left in black ink pen, 'Portrait of DAVID / BOYD'. Signed verso lower right in charcoal, 'Arthur Boyd'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Guy'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen '545 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '544 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 62.2 h x 47.6 w cm image (verso) 61.8 h x 37.0 w cm sheet 63.2 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1328AB
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.