Arthur BOYD, not titled [two compositions for painting, a seated man and a cow] [recto]; [abtract gestural drawing] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [two compositions for painting, a seated man and a cow] [recto]
[abtract gestural drawing] [verso]
before 1975 Place made: London, Greater London, Australia United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, paper; charcoal drawing in charcoal Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark across upper left edge, '428 MILL', upper right edge, '428 MILL', centre left, 'FORD 428 MILL', centre right, 'FORD 428 MILL', lower left edge, 'FORD', lower right edge, 'FORD'.

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower centre in black charcoal, 'all softer [crossed out] / softer / like landscapes'.
Secondary Insc: o inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/20'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 25.0 h x 33.2 w cm image (verso) 18.4 h x 41.6 w cm sheet (irregular) 30.0 h x 46.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2406AB
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.