Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Prostrate nude on beach with weeping figure, birds & waterspout between 1941 and 1943 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin beige wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: See oil painting 'The King (The Deluge)', 1944. See Philipp (1967), II, 40. See oil painting 'The lovers', 1944. See Philipp (1967), II 33.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd work number in blue ball-point pen, '489 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 24.0 h x 32.8 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 32.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1420
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.