Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal with upraised arms and in a swamp between 1955 and 1957 Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and black fibre-tipped pen Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for the painting 'Reflected Bride', 1957-1958. See Phillip (167), IX 18.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower centre in black fibre-tipped pen, 'White Body'. inscribed lower centre in black ink pen, 'Dark Head'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '286 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 31.0 h x 35.5 w cm sheet 32.6 h x 36.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1723
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.