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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Flying swan over corpse in funeral barge in 1942 or 1943 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in reed-pen and black ink Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Related to oil painting, 'The Beach', 1943. See Philipp (1967), II, 21.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '471 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 20.0 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 20.9 h x 30.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1398
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.