Arthur BOYD, Head of a man [recto]; not titled [diagram and measurements for stairs] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Head of a man [recto]
not titled [diagram and measurements for stairs] [verso]
between 1944 and 1947 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink and black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'use / "distance"'. inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '1' / 2' / 12 3/4" / 10 1/2"''. inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '6'3"' inscribed verso from upper left to lower left, '8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '10 3/4"' inscribed verso from lower left to lower right in black pencil, '1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '875 [circled]'
Dimensions: image (recto) 31.4 h x 25.2 w cm image (verso) 34.0 h x 26.0 w sheet 35.4 h x 25.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1894AB
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.