Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figures in a boat with bird between 1955 and 1959 Page: Image [6]
Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, paper; conté crayon drawing in black conté crayon Support: thin smooth off white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Related to painting 'Lovers in a Boat', 1961. See Phillipp (1963), X 19.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed upper centre in black pencil, 'Dark Green Sky [circled] Red / earth / White Flesh deep green land [all inverted]'. inscribed upper centre in black conté crayon, 'Sky / Black [illegible]'. inscribed centre in black conté crayon 'Red / [illegible] / Blue'.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '2189 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 28.4 h x 46.0 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 47.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2186
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.