Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [two trees and descriptive notes] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel E, image [1]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, chalk; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil and white chalk 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 centre right in black pencil, 'Dark / umber'. inscribed across centre in black pencil, 'white whiteish'. inscribed along lower left edge in black pencil, 'could be eagles / cockatoos about'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'Red sheoaks / with the Bark off / All [illegible] and ^ Bark [inserted above] still / Hanging so [illegible] Branches / in sand hill country'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '660'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'E [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 16.8 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2109
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.