Arthur BOYD, Self portrait [recto]; Max Nicholson reading [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Self portrait [recto]
Max Nicholson reading [verso]
between 1934 and 1940 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; paper drawing in charcoal Support: thin off-white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed upper right in charcoal, 'AM Boyd'. not dated. inscribed centre right in charcoal, '16 years old'. signed verso lower centre in charcoal, 'AM Boyd [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '547 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '546 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 48.1 h x 32.0 w cm image (verso) 48.1 h x 32.0 w cm sheet 48.1 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1490AB
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.