Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Aboriginal seated on a chair with bride in his arms between 1955 and 1959 Place made: Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Study for painting executed only as a watercolour sketch, 1957. See Philipp (1967) IX 1.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black ball-point pen, '966 [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 35.6 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 36.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3740
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.