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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Reclining lovers below gazing figure [recto]
Prostrate figure, standing figure and figure with rifle [verso]
between 1955 and 1959 Title Notes: title derived from Tadgell (1973)
Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: Date range as given by Tadgell.
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in brush and black watercolour and reed-pen and black ink Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for the painting "Persecuted Lovers" FP (1967), IX 12 as per Tadgell (1973).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: No inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '246 [circled]'. Inscribed upper right with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '246 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower right in blue ball-point pen, '247 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 27.6 h x 36.6 w cm image (verso) 25.0 h x 31.0 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1712AB
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.