Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999
- England, Australia, Italy from 1959
Country Content by Merric Boyd [verso]
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink wash and black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition Notes: Study for tempera painting 1946-47. See Philipp (1967) extra.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated verso lower right in black pencil, 'Merric Boyd / 1950'.
Titled verso lower left in black pencil. 'Country Content'.
Inscribed verso upper right in blck pencil, 'There is only One Life Perfect Truth / Exists Here & Now For / All A Truth of Living Life / All Perfect Beauty Living Life / One Love at all Perfect / Creation Exists The /Joy The Day Through / all Eternity Out Life / All Day [indecipherable] Love / we see [inverted]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '352 [circled]'.
image (recto) 49.3 h x 38.0 w cm image (verso) 49.5 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 49.5 h x 38.0 w cm
: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975 Accession No
: NGA 75.3.1590AB 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.