Arthur BOYD, Figure with raised arms and bird Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure with raised arms and bird between 1950 and 1954 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black fibre-tipped pen Support: cream smooth wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for projected mural on theme of Prometheus for Melbourne University, 1953-1954. See Philipp (1967), extra.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '332 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 38.9 h x 36.4 w cm sheet 38.9 h x 36.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1574
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.