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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Landscape with carcass and birds 1954 Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; paper drawing in brown conté crayon Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for tempera painting 'The Drought' later used for the ceramic. See Philipp (1967) VI 84.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper right in brown pencil, 'Deep Blacky Pink'. inscribed upper right in brown pencil, 'Deep Red'. inscribed centre in brown pencil, 'Deep Red'. inscribed lower centre in brown pencil, 'Black Red'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '46 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 31.5 h x 40.5 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 40.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1970
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.