Arthur BOYD, Figures before gabled buildings [recto]; not titled [two portrait studies] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figures before gabled buildings [recto]
not titled [two portrait studies] [verso]
between 1944 and 1949 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink wash and black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '[left pointing arrow] 1 [circled]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '[downward pointing arrow] 2 [circled]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '271 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '274 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 25.5 h x 28.8 w cm image (verso) 25.0 h x 35.5 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1531AB
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.