Arthur BOYD, Figures before gabled building [recto]; (Young man with a guitar) [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figures before gabled building [recto]
(Young man with a guitar) [verso]
between 1944 and 1947 Place made: 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

Edition Notes: Study for oil painting 'Workers meeting at Flinders Street Railway Yards'. See Tadgell (1973), 650.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '270 [circled]'. Inscribed verso centre with Arthur Boyd list number in blue-ball point pen, '269 [circled].
Dimensions: image (recto) 38.5 h x 50.0 w cm image (verso) 34.0 h x 52.5 w cm sheet (irregular) 38.5 h x 54.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1694AB
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.