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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal with bride and windmill by water between 1955 and 1959 Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft for projected painting "Bride caught in a windmill". See Tadgell (1973), 1045.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. Inscried from lower centret in black fibre-tipped pen, 'Reflections of Birds and [indecipherable] / in water [indecipherable] Behind / Bride [indecipherable] / in [indecipherable]'. Inscriber lower left in black fibre-tippe pen, 'Black on white'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '915 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 37.4 h x 47.4 w cm sheet (irregular) 37.4 h x 48.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2189
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.