Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Beast eating grass with moon: Nebuchadnezzar between 1968 and 1970 Place made: London, Greater London, 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 thick off-white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for Nebuchadnezzar. See Boase (1972), 23.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '10'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'No 2100, a/c to C.T. catalogue, / tho' not a drawing. JM'.. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd Drawings. / catalogue no: CT 1811'.
Dimensions: image 49.2 h x 63.6 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 63.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3444
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.