Arthur BOYD, Drapery with embracing angels [recto]; Head [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Drapery with embracing angels [recto]
Head [verso]
between 1944 and 1947 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: For recto see painting 'The Mourners', 1945 (detail top left). See Philipp (1967) III 2. For verso see painting 'The Mourners' 1945 (details centre and bottom left]. See Philipp (1967) III 2.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '222 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left in blue ball-point pen, '223 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 20.0 h x 29.0 w cm image (verso) 19.5 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 23.4 h x 29.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1676AB
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.