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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

'Head of a woman, profile' and 'Portrait of a husband' [recto]
not titled [figure beside landscape] [verso]
between 1950 and 1954 Place made: Murrumbeena, Open Country, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and brown ink Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed centre left in black ink pen, 'Portrait of a husband [inverted]'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed centre left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1915 [inverted]', upper centre, '1916', and lower right, '1914]'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 35.6 h x 52.4 w cm image (verso) 36.4 h x 47.6 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 55.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3009AB
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.