Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure with dog and bird by a pool in burnt landscape between 1960 and 1965 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft for painting 'Nude and brown dog by a black pool', 1961. See Philipp (1967), X, 22.
Primary Insc: not signed, not dated. inscribed centre right in black ink pen, 'Sharp wing Bird / against [indecipherable] sky / [indecipherable] Tree / [indecipherable] width of wing'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1712 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'CT 1160'.
Dimensions: image 43.7 h x 51.0 w cm sheet 51.2 h x 49.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2283
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.