Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal girl and windmill: half-caste bride theme 1954
Collection Title: Central Australian Sketchbook III, Central Australia, 1950-1954.
Page: Panel I, image [1]
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 left in black pencil, 'sky Grey Red'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'whole thing / maybe / very Red / and Dark'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Brilliant Dark Red Small / Out Hills / on very Red Soil'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'mulga'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen '698'. Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'I [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 19.6 h x 23.4 w cm sheet 20.2 h x 23.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2143
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.