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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure in boat with sharks [recto]
not titled [prostrate figure] [verso]
between 1950 and 1954 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Early study for projected painting 'Bridge saling away'.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscritptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '836'. Inscribed upper right with Arthur Boyd list number in blck ball-point pen, '835 [circled and inverted]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 47.6 h x 36.0 w cm image (verso) 18.6 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 49.0 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2165AB
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.