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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal, gargoyle and bride c.1957 Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and blue ink Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft for the painting "Bridegroom and Gargoyle", 1958. See Philipp (1967), IX 26.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in blue ink, 'abo and [indecipherable] / and Bride'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '891 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 36.0 h x 41.6 w cm image (verso) 46.0 h x 36.4 w cm sheet 36.2 h x 48.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2192
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.