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An image of (Illustration 2  for Peter Porter's poem 'The hunters set out to trap the unicorn') by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

(Illustration 2 for Peter Porter's poem 'The hunters set out to trap the unicorn'), from the portfolio The Lady and the Unicorn
Media category
Materials used
etching, aquatint
Artist's set C for edition of 52

60.4 x 42.8 cm platemark; 79.5 x 57.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Purchased 1989
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

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. 183

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Collaborative projects', pg.130-55, London, 2000, 147, 149 (illus.). Note: this edition number is in a private collection

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

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