Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- England, Australia, Italy from 1959
not titled [notes]
Collection Title: Pages from Central Australian Sketchbook I: landscape, figure and wild life studies, Central Australia, 1950-1954
Page: Panel I, image 
Central Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawing in black pencil
Support: cream wove paper adhered to glossy white card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Primary Insc: not signed.
inscribed from upper to lower edge of sheet in black pencil, 'Important [underlined] / The colours in the plains / and hills [illegible] way more than anywhere else. From [crossed out]. / From a soft Ochery grey to / ahard Red, the grass being / a very white is umba [sic] and the Gibber a strong country / all the opely [sic] / colours imaginable from / a black - ocher [sic] As the softest / white rise. / Dingoes can be found on / the plains in sand dunes country / an dmountains. Emus' are all / found mainly on sand Dunes / and plains.'
Secondary Insc: None
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left with Arthur Boyd list number in black pencil, '703'.
Inscribed lower left corner of glossy white card in blue ball-point pen, 'I [circled]'.
x 12.6 w
: The Arthur Boyd gift, 1975
: NGA 75.3.2148
: Collection: The Arthur Boyd gift of his paintings, prints and drawings, 1975.
: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
- Gift of the artist to the Interim Council of the NGA, February 1975.