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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Embracing figures on a bench [recto]
(Rough ink sketch) [verso]
1954 Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink and brush and green ink Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for ceramic initiating 'The Bride Series', 1953-1954. See oil painting 'Lovers on a bench', 1943. See Phillip (1967) II 15.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower left in blue ball-point pen, '[indecipherable fragments]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '892'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 33.5 h x 35.7 w cm image (verso) 35.3 h x 35.7 w cm sheet 29.2 h x 35.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3101AB
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.