Arthur BOYD, Ram-headed figure with nude Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Ram-headed figure with nude between 1960 and 1965
Collection Title: Sketchbook pages: Squatting dog
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft for the painting and ceramic 'Nude with Beast II'. See Philipp (1967) X, 65; XII, 25.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower centre in black ink pen, 'Dark Greeny Back / like [indecipherable] picture [indecipherable] / this black white and / [indecipherable]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1705 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1198'.
Dimensions: image 44.0 h x 43.5 w cm sheet 45.2 h x 43.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2278
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.