Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure on couch with coffin, dog and tree 1942 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Edition Notes: Related to oil paintings "The Seasons" and "The Tent". See Philipp (1967), II 27; 28.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'A Boyd 42'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '579 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 25.4 h x 29.4 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1374
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.