Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [Black Cockatoo flying above landscape] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook II: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950 -1954
Page: Panel V, image [3]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A. Boyd'. not dated. inscribed upper centre in black ink pen, 'Red orange''. inscribed upper right in black ink pen, 'Red orange Bands / Black Cokotoo [sic]'. inscribed lower right in black ink pen, 'shape of mountaint / coming out of plain far off / quite behind'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '822'. Inscribed on card lower left with panel number in blue ball-point pen, 'V [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 11.6 h x 19.4 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 20.0 w cm card 51.0 h x 63.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2088
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.