Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled (hatted miner carrying buckets of water on his across his shoulders] 1954
Collection Title: Central Australian Sketchbook I: landscape, figure and wildlife studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954.
Page: Panel B, image [7]
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

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower centre, 'miner / carrying water / in quartz country'.
Secondary Insc: None.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '640'. Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'B [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 11.0 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3759
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.