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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Seated figure embracing kneeling figure between 1947 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 oil painting 'The prodigal son', 1946. See Philipp (1967), III 10.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'A. Boyd 44'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '557 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 37.6 h x 33.6 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 33.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1539
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.