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Title

The lady of the forest


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1993)


Media category

Print


Materials used

aquatint; black ink on white BFK Rives paper


Edition

artist's proof, 1st state


Dimensions

39.3 x 59.5 cm platemark; 57.3 x 75.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

272.1994


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Works in the collection

400


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Christopher Brennan, Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 76. NOTE: Refer to Part V of 'The quest of silence': "The Lady of the Forest was a tale:/ of the white unicorns that round her sleep/ gamboll'd, no turf retains a print; and man...".

Barry Pearce, Janet McKenzie and Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 42 (illus.). image I; cat.no. 31