Arthur BOYD, Embracing figures with bird Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Embracing figures with bird c. 1953 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté; paper drawing in black conté crayon with scraped highlights Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '449 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 37.6 h x 28.2 w cm sheet (irregular) 38.0 h x 28.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1492
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.