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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Head in a cup above beast: "Romeo seen by Juliet in the poison cup." Panel 13 1963 Place made: Hampstead, Camden, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; paper drawing in black conté crayon Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper with perforations on upper edge
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Edition Notes: For ceramic studies for Romeo and Juliet polyptych.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed upper right in black conté crayon, 'Romeo / seeing / Juliet / The Poison / Cup'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball point pen, '1967 [on side]'.
Dimensions: image 34.3 h x 49.0 w cm sheet 34.3 h x 50.4 w cm framed 142.8 h x 103.0 w x 4.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2811
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.