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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Mary Boyd, seated [recto]
A man and a woman, heads [verso]
between 1934 and 1940 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in charcoal Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no inscriptions.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in charcoal, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. Titled lower right in red pencil, 'Mary Boyd'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black fibre-tipped pen, 'Portrait of / Mary Boyd'. Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '542 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '543 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 60.5 h x 46.4 w cm image (verso) 46.7 h x 48.3 w cm sheet 63.0 h x 48.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1329AB
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.