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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [two compositional studies of the landscape] [recto]
not titled [four landscape studies] [verso]
1954 Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil with blue ball-point pen, pink pencil and black Rapidograph No. 1 pen Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'Red ochre Cliff'. inscribed verso upper centre in black Rapidograph pen, 'Good pen / Rapidograph / No. 1'. inscribed verso centre left in black pencil, 'very Dark [inverted]'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil 'Burning off logs [inverted]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Wattle / Black stalks'. inscribed verso centre left in pink pencil, '38 3/8 / x 3/4 1/4 [inverted]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/30'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 25.0 h x 27.3 w cm image (verso) 37.5 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 37.7 h x 27.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2424AB
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.