Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [landscape of dunes and grass with descriptive notes] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel E, 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 center in black pencil, 'Red dunes'. inscribed centre right in black pencil, 'soft dry grass'. inscribed from lower left to lower right in black pencil, 'quite a lot of country with Red sand / hills at back and soft Dry whiteish / grass in most of foreground / could be all sorts of birds and / Humams, animal, life going / on'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '666'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'E [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.2 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 12.2 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2115
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.