Arthur BOYD, not titled [scrubland and rock with descriptive notes] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [scrubland and rock with descriptive notes] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel E, image [2]
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, 'Pink sky going violet / low down / add sheoaks / add white ^ space [inserted above] gums'. inscribed centre left in black pencil, 'Bluish hills [sic]'. inscribed across lower centre in black pencil, 'Big white quartz Rock's [sic] / bits of grass and / yellow [illegible] Rock / between / Birds / work in mine'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '661'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'E [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 18.2 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2110
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.