Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Tree sprouting from figure beneath coffin with ram between 1966 and 1968 Place made: Highgate, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink and black ink wash Support: medium-weight glossy off-white wove paper adhered to medium-weight card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1680 [circled]' Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '25'. Inscribed verso lower left with Tadgell number in black pencil, 'CT 1548'.
Dimensions: image 50.3 h x 58.3 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 63.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3440
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.