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Merric BOYD

St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1888 – Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1959

  • England 1917-1919

Stringy Bark Gum Tree between 1940 and 1964 Place made: Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, colour pencil; crayon; graphite; paper drawing in black pencil, colour pencils and crayon Support: thin buff wove ‘newsprint’ paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left, 'Merric Boyd/1949'. Inscribed lower right, 'Stringy/Bark/Gumm/Tree'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed by Boyd family representitive on image, '6814'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.2 h x 24.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Arthur, David and Guy Boyd, Lucy Beck and Mary Nolan in honour of their father Merric Boyd 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.666.6167
Subject: Collection: The Boyd family gift of Merric Boyd drawings, acquired 1975.
  • Collection of the artist until his death in 1959; by descent to the artist's family; gift of the family to the Interim Council of the ANG, February 1975.