Arthur BOYD, Aboriginal on a chair holding bride with sheep's legs Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal on a chair holding bride with sheep's legs between 1955 and 1959 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in reed-pen and black ink and watercolour wash Support: medium-weight cream smooth wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: study for painting executed only as a watercolour sketch, 1957 Philipp (1967) IX 1 as per Tadgell (1973).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black felt-tipped pen, 'C.'.
Dimensions: image 36.2 h x 33.8 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 58.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1608
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.