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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [view of Flinder's Ranges and small house in the foreground] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook II: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel O, image [3]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A. Boyd'. not dated. inscribed upper centre in black pencil, 'Flinder's Ranges / white cockatoos, [indecipherable], Red Kagas / in This country. / general colour of ground Redish [sic]-Grey / to a pink.' inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'mountain / very deep cobalt / VAN GOGH TYPE'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'stony outcrop / Trees and stone'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Small Trees / Tall / Wind / [indecipherable]'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'wood / sheep'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '777'. Inscribed lower left of card in blue ball-point pen, 'O [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.2 h x 17.0 w sheet 12.5 h x 20.0 w card 50.8 h x 63.6 w
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3749
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.