Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [Clytemnestra costume design for Royal Ballet production of "Elektra"] 1963 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; ink; metallic paint; paper drawing in brush and black ink and ripolin paint Support: medium-weight glossy white wove paper adhered to thick beige card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Electra [sic]'. Inscribed lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Clytemnestra'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Uhl list number in black pencil, 'U/512 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 62.0 h x 42.0 w cm sheet 63.4 h x 50.8 w cm card 64.0 h x 51.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3213
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.