Arthur BOYD, not titled [two studies of birds and notes] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [two studies of birds and notes] 1954
Collection Title: The Central Australian Sketchbook I: landscape, figure and wildlife studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954.
Page: Panel F, image [7]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: cream wove paper adhered to glossy white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Used for oil and tempera painting 'Landscape with Broglas', 1954. See Philip (1967), V 68.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'speckled grey / all over / Sort of Pidgeon / walking / on grass / on scrub'.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '679'. Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'F [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 11.6 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2023
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.