Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [tin huts on a station with notes] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel C, image [3]
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

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed upper centre in black pencil, 'Tin various colour's [sic]' inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'No window'. inscribed across centre to bottom edge in black pencil 'abos standing around / and carrying water / abos Tin Huts / on Station / cound be on / Flat snake Hut's / abo's [sic] very Big'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, '(Blow it up) ([illegible]) / enlarge important / Thing Figures'.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '645'. Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'C [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.4 h x 19.0 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2102
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.