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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

"Elektra" costume [recto]
(Sketch for "Elektra" costume) [verso]
1963 Place made: Highgate, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Creation Notes: Place of creation derived from other "Electra", "Cltemnestra", "Orestes" and "The Furies" costume sketches. See Tadgell (1973), 1246-1268.
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink and ripolin paint Support: medium-weight off-white glossy wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/506'.
Dimensions: image (recto) 63.6 h x 45.6 w cm image (verso) 60.4 h x 49.4 w cm sheet 63.6 h x 50.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3207AB
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.