Arthur BOYD, Fleeing figure pursued by birds Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Fleeing figure pursued by birds between 1960 and 1965 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 verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Kookaburras [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '1479 [circled]'. Inscribed verso upper centre in green pencil, '1/2 [undecipherable]'. Inscribed verso centre in black ball-point pen, '108/ [undecipherable]'.
Dimensions: image 50.7 h x 63.4 w cm sheet 50.8 h x 63.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3720
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.