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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal asleep on the beach [recto]
(Rough sketch ) [verso]
1954 Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in black felt-tipped pen Support: medium-weight cream off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in black felt-tipped pen, 'abo asleep / [indecipherbale] [indecipherable]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '321 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 25.0 h x 37.0 w cm image (verso) 25.5 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 38.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1566AB
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.