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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure with hair in sea below blowing head between 1960 and 1965 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink Support: medium-weight glossy off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A Boyd'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1464'. Inscribed along base in black pencil, 'No. 1555 [circled] not marked on drawing but is in CT catalogue -Joy Murphy'. Inscribed verso upper right in black ball-point pen, 'A'.
Dimensions: image 28.5 h x 24.0 w cm sheet 31.4 h x 26.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2825
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.