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Arthur BOYD

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

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


born 1923

printer, lithographic

St Francis with a brother, preaching naked. (1965)
Collection Title: T.S.R. Boase, St Francis of Assisi, with 16 lithographs by Arthur Boyd. London: Thames & Hudson, 1968.
Page: no.19
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove Cranbrook paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'Handmade' and 'Cranbrook'.
Impression: See "Inscriptions"

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated.inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '25-25', crossed out (in different black pencil) and therefore taken as not a valid edition number. note that the valid 25/25 is in the NGA reference set of St Francis lithos
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 48.0 h x 60.4 w cm plate-mark 50.4 h x 62.7 w cm sheet (irregular) 57.0 h x 79.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.3.1000
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.