Arthur BOYD, Prostrate figure clutching feet of standing figure Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Prostrate figure clutching feet of standing figure 1954 Title Notes: title derived from Tadgell (1973)
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in black felt-tipped pen Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: early study for oil painting 'The Captive Bride', 1957-1958, Philipp (1967), IX 2 as per Tadgell (1973).
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper right in black felt-tipped pen, 'abo with his [unintelligible] / a painting'.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '346 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 39.0 h x 43.6 w cm sheet 39.0 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1584
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.