Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Figure with moth embracing beast between 1960 and 1965 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: medium-weight glossy off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Draft study for the pastel and lithograph 'St Francis kissing the wolf of Gubbio', 1964-1965. See Philipp (1967), XV 14.
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, '1653 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1416.'
Dimensions: image 24.2 h x 33.5 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 36.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2857
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.