Arthur BOYD, Floating nude above head [recto]; not titled [two merging nudes] [verso] Enlarge 1 /3
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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Floating nude above head [recto]
not titled [two merging nudes] [verso]
c.1961 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and blue ink Support: medium-weight off-white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Related to painting 'Nude floating over a Dark Pond' I-III, 1962. See Philipp (1967) X 44; 45; 47. Related to ceramic 'Figure reflected in waterhole', 1962. See Philip (1967) XII 61.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen , '1595 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT1141'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 16.0 h x 24.4 w cm image (verso) 24.8 h x 28.2 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 30.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.2994AB
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.