Arthur BOYD, Man in chair by a basket [recto]; not titled [two drawings of a man in chair] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Man in chair by a basket [recto]
not titled [two drawings of a man in chair] [verso]
between 1947 and 1949 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and yellow pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not titled. inscribed verso lowe right in yellow pencil, 'Bus Golders Green / HAMMERSMITH / [INDECIPHERABLE] 10-12 [upward pointing arrow] TROLLY [sic] / WILLSDEN / LIBRARY / [indecipherable] / lift '87 [cirlec] / 46 / All [indecipherable] Ave / 1'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '307'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 48.5 h x 26.5 w cm image (verso) 32.2 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 55.1 h x 38.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1553AB
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.