Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [one seated and one standing aboriginal figure in front of tent-like structure] 1954
Collection Title: Central Australian Sketchbook I: landscape, figure and wildlife studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954.
Page: Panel B, image [1]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: cream wove paper adhered to glossy white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Edition Notes: Used for oil and tempera painting, see Phillip (1967), V 64.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'abo camp with dog'. inscribed upper right in black pencil, '[illegible] red earth'. inscribed centre right in black pencil, '[illegible] and Dog'.
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '634'. Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'B [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 10.0 h x 11.4 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3753
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.