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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Doris Boyd reading [recto]
not titled [unresolved sketches of faces, cups and saucers] [verso]
between 1941 and 1943 Place made: 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: not signed. not dated. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'EGYPT HAS / GONE TO THE / DOGS [circled and crossed out].'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '161 [circled].'
Dimensions: image (recto) 42.6 h x 26.2 w cm image (verso) 40.0 h x 26.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 43.4 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1770AB
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.