Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [landscape with trees and two parrots] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel E, image [9]
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 across left edge in black pencil, 'Green leaves comp 10/6 BB.' Inscirbed upper right in black pencil, 'pink and grey parrots'. inscribed across centre in black pencil, 'sometimes trunk white / stands about 12 to15 ft light / yellowish folarge [sic]'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Sage on fry yellowish / white tufty grass'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '669'. Inscribed lower left of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'E [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 8.8 h x 10.6 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2118
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.