Arthur BOYD, Wrestling figures: Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Wrestling figures: "Jacob wrestling with an angel" between 1960 and 1965 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft for a ceramic after the ceramic of 1948-49. See Philipp (1967), VI, 25.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in black ink, 'Jacob wrestling / with an angel'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '522 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 35.0 h x 41.0 w cm sheet 36.7 h x 44.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1392
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.