Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Panel 8: Embracing figures before arch with watching figure: "Man in the Tomb" 1963 Title Notes: For ceramic studies for Romeo and Juliet polyptych
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, paper; conté crayon drawing in black conté crayon Support: thin smooth cream wove paper, sketch-book page with perforations on upper edge
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower right in black conté crayon, 'man in / the Tomb'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball point pen, '1947'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '[tick]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1299'.
Dimensions: image 34.2 h x 43.8 w cm sheet 34.1 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2798
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.