Arthur BOYD, not titled [she oak forest with a ram's skull] Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

not titled [she oak forest with a ram's skull] 1954
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook II: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel Q, image [4]
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 right in black pencil, brilliant / Red / hill of / back'. inscribed centre right in black pencil, 'Bush / Sage and tufty / whitish yellow grass'. inscribed from lower left to lower right in black pencil, 'she oak forest very blackish trunks / and dead wood not heavy trunks'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in blue ball-point pen, '790'. Inscribed on card lower left with panel number in blue ball-point pen, 'Q [circled]'.
Dimensions: image 12.0 h x 19.0 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 75.3.3772
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.