Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [pump with annotations at Arltunga] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook II: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel N, image [3]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A.Boyd'. not dated. inscribed from upper centre, 'nearly Bare Pink white quarry Hill / Tanks'. inscribed centre left in black pencil, 'Artlunga'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Big block [indecipherable] / very small Red [indecipherable] / Bird Here'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'whell [sic] much Bigger'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '770'.
Dimensions: image 15.2 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2158
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.