Arthur BOYD, Prostrate figure and standing figure Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Prostrate figure and 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 (1963), IX 2, as per Tadgell (1976).
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '350 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 36.8 h x 44.0 w cm sheet 36.8 h x 44.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1588
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.