Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Seated figure before tent with angels: "Abraham and the Angels" between 1947 and 1949 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for oil painting 1945-1946. See Philipp (1967) III, 5.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in black felt-tipped pen, 'Abraham and angles [sic]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '571 [circled].'
Dimensions: image 38.5 h x 56.2 w cm sheet 38.5 h x 56.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1533
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.