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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Swans on a frozen pond and a fallen figure [recto]
not titled [unresolved drawing of interior with child] [verso]
between 1947 and 1949 Title Notes: Date and place of creation derived from drawings of similar subjects. See Tadgell (1973), 371-501.
Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '353 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 34.5 h x 53.5 w cm image (verso) 35.9 h x 51.3 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1591AB
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.