Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Man in cell with birds: Bird-Man of Alcatraz between 1944 and 1947 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and black fibre-tipped pen Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: study for illustration to a magazine article (not published). See Tadgell (1973), 575.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '934 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 18.0 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 18.0 h x 24.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1927
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.