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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959

Head of a possum from 'The assumption of the Virgin' (Harkaway mural) [One of 4 small fragements from the Harkaway mural] 1948-49 Description: Head of a possum which fits together with 'Tail of a possum' (1975.42.4) from the eastern wall of the Harkaway mural
Materials & Technique: paintings, casein tempera, powder colour on plaster on mortar casein tempera, powder colours on plaster on mortar Support: plaster on mortar

Primary Insc: nil
Dimensions: irreg 32.3 h x 31.5 w
Acknowledgement: Gift of Joseph Brown 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.42.3
Subject: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust