Arthur BOYD, not titled [view of salt bush strewn salt pan and descriptive text] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [view of salt bush strewn salt pan and descriptive text] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel A, image [5]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin off-white wove paper adhered to thin glossy white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed across upper edge in black pencil, 'Pure white salt pan surrounded by Red Gibber /and salt bush. Pinkish yellow ocher [sic] / Low hills in Back Ground. / going away to infinity.' inscribed upper center in black pencil 'salt Bush'. inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'Deep Red gibber'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, ''Pure white Salt pan'. inscribed across lower edge in black pencil, 'Work in some sorty of life Human, Bird, animal'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '631 [circled]'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'A [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.2 h x 16.6 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2004
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.