Arthur BOYD, Aboriginal sitting by an open fire [recto]; not titled [study for Half-caste bride series] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal sitting by an open fire [recto]
not titled [study for Half-caste bride series] [verso]
between 1955 and 1959 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in conté crayon Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for the painting 'The frightened bridegroom I', 1958. See Phillip (1967), IX 19.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '207 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '206 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 27.5 h x 31.0 w cm image (verso) 32.0 h x 27.5 w cm sheet 34.4 h x 38.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1688AB
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.