Arthur BOYD, Cast of antique bust: National Gallery School, Melbourne [recto]; Doris Boyd, profile [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Cast of antique bust: National Gallery School, Melbourne [recto]
Doris Boyd, profile [verso]
between 1934 and 1937 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, paper; charcoal drawing in charcoal Support: thin textured off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark verso lower left and lower centre, [undecipherable].

Primary Insc: Signed, dated and titled verso lower right in black pencil, 'my mother / by Arthur Boyd / 1934'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '539 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '540 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 48.4 h x 30.6 w cm image (verso) 45.2 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 48.4 h x 30.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1331AB
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.