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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Polly Boyd, in bed, and cat [recto]
not titled [three quarter female portrait] [verso]
between 1947 and 1949 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no inscriptions.

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '99 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT400'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 19.5 h x 31.3 w cm image (verso) 20.0 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 32.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1948AB
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.