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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Sailing ship above mermaid 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'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1657 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1358'.
Dimensions: image 30.8 h x 60.5 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2843
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.