Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [landscape near FInk River] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel D, image [7]
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 upper centre in black pencil, 'eagle'. inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'cockatoos / Pinkish yellow ocha [sic] Bare Hills'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Blackish yellow rocks / near Fink River'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Scraggly [illegible] / Swamp Gums'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'water Dry Gold / Spinafex / work in Human activity'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '658'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'D [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.4 h x 17.2 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2098
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.