Arthur BOYD, not titled [sketch of hilly landscape with group of small houses] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [sketch of hilly landscape with group of small houses] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook II: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950 -1954
Page: Panel R, image [2]
Place made: Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black pencil, 'A. Boyd'. not dated. inscribed upper left in black pencil, 'This Hill gibber / Pink quality'. inscribed upper right in black pencil, 'Blue Pink Gray [sic] Hill / of Rock / Tiny She Oak'. inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Cokotoo's [sic] or / Crows. / eagles'. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Houses / Red-ion yellow ocher [sic] / Sometimes shadows / Gray [sic] Bluey Red'. inscribed along right edge in black pencil, '[indecipherable]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '795'. Inscribed on card lower left with panel number in blue ball-point pen, 'R [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 11.8 h x 16.8 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 20.2 w cm card 51.0 h x 63.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.3763
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.