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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figures in a thicket with lion: "Eliga" between 1944 and 1949 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for ceramic "Elijah and the Lions", 1948 - 1949. See Philipp (1967), IV 20.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower centre in black ink, 'ELIGA'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '981 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 29.6 h x 56.0 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 56.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2200
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.