Arthur BOYD, Woman cutting her toenails [recto]; not titled [elderly man and woman bending over] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Woman cutting her toenails [recto]
not titled [elderly man and woman bending over] [verso]
between 1947 and 1949 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

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '226 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '224 [circled]' Inscribed verso lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '225 [circled]' Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '1 [circled] [arrow pointing to upper left] 2 [circled] [arrow pointing to upper right]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 38.2 h x 36.5 w cm image (verso) 38.2 h x 37.2 w cm sheet (irregular) 38.2 h x 44.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1689AB
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.