Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [written notes pertaining to colour of flora] 1954 Description: [12] of [48] compositions from Central Australian Sketchcards: Landscape studies

Collection Title: Central Australian Sketchcards: Landscape studies, 1950-1954
Page: Panel L, image [12]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Creation Notes: Previous worksheets list creation date as 1952.
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin glossy off-white card adhered to thin glossy cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed from upper centre to lower centre in black pencil, '[indecipherable and crossed out] / all Flora / in High Key / seems very / Delicate [underlined] / [indecipherable] / [indecipherable]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '727'. Inscribed lower left of backing card in blue ball-point pen, ''L [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 6.0 h x 3.4 w cm sheet 7.6 h x 3.8 w cm card 50.8 h x 60.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2049
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.