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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure on a high backed chair above figure in a thicket between 1944 and 1949 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for the oil painting 'The mockers', 1945. See Philipp (1967), III 1. See also the oil painting 'The King (the Deluge), 1944. See Philipp (1967), II 40.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '61 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 25.8 h x 27.6 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1536
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.