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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Colour blind [A: etching] 1971
Collection Title: Stark, Peter. Tomorrow’s ghosts, with 12 original etchings by Arthur Boyd. Guilford, England: Circle Publications, 1971.
Page: plate 4
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink wiht plate-tone, from one plate Support: Crisbrook hand-made 144 lbs imperial paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'HAND MADE S'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 19/50
Edition: book edition of 100, including 15 artist's proofs; portfolio edition of 50 signed and numbered impressions

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark, 'Arthur Boyd 72'. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark, '19/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.2 h x 25.1 w cm Sheet A 56.7 h x 39.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.419.5.A
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: Reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Anthony Mathews, London, 1973.