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An image of The hunter II (The flood) by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

(Australia, England 24 Jul 1920 – 24 Apr 1999)

Title
The hunter II (The flood)
Other titles:
The flood; The forest
The Hunter
Year
incorrectly inscribed 1945 (1944)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas on plywood
Dimensions

99.6 x 91.5 cm board; 104.3 x 96.4 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, grey oil "A Boyd 45 [sic]".
Credit
Gift of Arthur Boyd and the Museum of Modern Art and Design of Australia 1972
Accession number
1.1972
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

Christine Dixon and Terry Smith, Aspects of Australian figurative painting 1942-1962: dreams, fears and desires, Sydney, 1984, 17 (illus.).

Richard Haese, Rebels and precursors : the revolutionary years of Australian art, Ringwood, 1981, 210-211, 270.

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, London, 2000, 42 (colour illus.), 43, 62.

Charles Merewether, Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams 1931-1948, Sydney, 1984, 162 (illus.).

James Mollison, Art and Australia, 'Arthur Boyd', pg. 114-123, Sydney, Sep 1965, 119 (illus.).

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 61 (illus. colour). Cat. no. 43

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 42 (colour illus.). cat.no. 23

Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, London, 1967, 40 (colour illus.). cat.no. 2.37, plate no. XI; dated 1944

John Reed, Australian landscape painting, Victoria, 1965, 1, 19 (illus.).

John Reed and Max Harris (Editors), Angry Penguins, Melbourne, 1945, 121 (illus.). titled 'The Forest'

Rebels and precursors: Aspects of painting in Melbourne 1937-47, 'This exhibition is dedicated to the late Basil Burdett, one-time art critic of the Melbourne "Herald"', pg. 3-6, Victoria, 1968, 5, 8. cat.no. 39; titled 'The Hunter' 1944; Collection of Museum of Modern Art of Australia

Exhibition history (9)

Contemporary Art Society Seventh Annual Interstate Exhibition (1945), Contemporary Art Society (New South Wales), 09 Nov 1945–29 Nov 1945

Arthur Boyd (1953), Peter Bray Gallery, Melbourne, 15 Sep 1953–24 Sep 1953

Rebels and precursors: aspects of painting in Melbourne 1937-1947 (1962):

Aspects of Australian Figurative Painting 1942-1962: Dreams, Fears and Desires (The 5th Biennale of Sydney), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Apr 1984–17 Jun 1984

Art and social commitment: an end to the city of dreams:

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in the 1940s:

Arthur Boyd retrospective (1993-1994):

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000