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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Polly Boyd, head, and figure seated with knee raised [recto]
Ploughman by a thicket [verso]
between 1944 and 1947 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and pen and black ink 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, '249 [circled]'. Inscribed verso centre with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '248 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 33.0 h x 31.6 w cm image (verso) 28.0 h x 28.9 w cm sheet (irregular) 38.1 h x 36.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1690AB
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.