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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Barry Gordon, head seen from below [recto]
Head and hand of a man [verso]
between 1944 and 1947 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in black pencil and brush and black ink Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '862 [circled]'. Inscribed verso upper right with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '863 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 28.6 h x 23.6 w cm image (verso) 29.4 h x 24.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 33.0 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1873AB
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.