Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

"Brain", "Mind", "Lips", "Body" between 1968 and 1970 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush 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 upper left in black ink, 'FUZZY / PART / OF BOTH / MIND AND BRAIN'. inscribed upper right in black ink, 'BRAIN / BRANE / BRYNE'. inscribed centre left in black ink, 'HERRY'. inscribed centre in black ink, 'LIPS'. inscribed lower left in black ink, 'MIND'. inscribed lower right in black ink, BODY'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1396 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1520'.
Dimensions: image 51.0 h x 63.4 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 63.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3399
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.