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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

"Put out that fire of straight lines" between 1968 and 1970 Place made: Highgate, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: medium-weight glossy off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed lower left in black ink 'PUT OUT THAT FIRE OF STRAIGHT LINES'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '1049'.
Dimensions: image 50.5 h x 63.0 w cm sheet 51.1 h x 63.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3230
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.