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An image of (Illustration 2 for Peter Porter's poem 'The unicorn before the emperor') by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

Title
(Illustration 2 for Peter Porter's poem 'The unicorn before the emperor'), from the portfolio The Lady and the Unicorn
Alternative title:
(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'When you strike the mantle of the pond...')
Year
1973-1974
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, aquatint
Edition
Artist's set C for edition of 52
Dimensions

60.8 x 42.9 cm platemark; 79.3 x 57.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
13.1989.17
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Darleen Bungey, Arthur Boyd: A life, Sydney, 2007, 510, 512.

Dr Ursula Hoff, The art of Arthur Boyd, 'Part III: 1971-1983', pg. 64-86, London, 1986, 70, 71.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd retrospective, 'Works on paper', pg. 160-67, Sydney, 1993, 160 (colour illus.). cat.no. 183

Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, ''The writer and his muse': Etchings 1993', pg.37-38, Collingwood, 1994.

Peter Porter, The lady and the unicorn, London, 1975, (illus.). not paginated

Exhibition history (1)

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