Arthur BOYD, not titled [preliminary drawing of Jonah] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [preliminary drawing of Jonah] between 1970 and 1973 Place made: London, Greater London, Australia United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in brush and black ink and watercolour wash Support: medium weight off-white wove RWS paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp upper left, '[crown symbol] R.W.S / 1904 26 CONDUIT STREET / GUARANTEED / PURE PAPER'. watermark upper centre, 'HAND MADE [inverted]'.

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '11 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/3'.
Dimensions: image 28.6 h x 19.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 28.6 h x 19.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2388
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.