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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The hunters set out to trap the unicorn'), from the portfolio The Lady and the Unicorn

1973-1974


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

1973-1974


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint


Edition

Artist's set C for edition of 52


Dimensions

60.2 x 42.8 cm platemark; 79.0 x 57.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

13.1989.8


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

400


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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

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

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Collaborative projects', pg.130-55, London, 2000, 147, 148 (illus.). Note: this edition number is in a private collection

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