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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Nude seated in an armchair [recto]
not titled [seated nude from behind] [verso]
1939 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; paper drawing in black conté crayon Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: One of Boyd's first life class drawings.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated upper left in black pencil, 'A Boyd - 39'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '578 [circled]'. Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '578A [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 49.7 h x 29.8 w cm image (verso) 46.0 h x 36.5 w cm sheet 51.5 h x 36.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1343AB
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.