Penleigh BOYDCyril DILLON, Hauling the nets Enlarge 1 /1

Penleigh BOYD

Wiltshire, England 1890 – Warragal, Victoria, Australia 1923

  • Australia from 1894
  • England 1911-13


Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1883 – Camberwell, Victoria, Australia 1974

printer, intaglio

Hauling the nets c.1921 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove Japanese vellum paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: posthumous edition 14a/30
Edition: posthumous edition of 30

Edition Notes: The National Gallery of Victoria has a large collection of Penleigh Boyd prints and plates. On one impression inscribed '6a/', the former Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, Ursula Hoff, has noted that it was a late impression printed by Cyril McClelland. This is probably a reference to Cyril Dillon, who is known to have printed other works by Boyd.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Penleigh Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '14a/30'
Secondary Insc: signed by the printer lower left below image in black pencil, 'RW'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 25.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1921.0003 | impression
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1115
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.