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Title

"Trumpets flood the air"


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1993)


Media category

Print


Materials used

aquatint; black ink on white Arches paper


Edition

artist's proof, 1st state


Dimensions

59.4 x 39.3 cm platemark; 74.7 x 52.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

273.1994


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, 55. NOTE: The trumpet is a recurring symbol in several of Brennan's poems, e.g. Part V of 'The twightlight of disquietude': "my trumpets flood the air with gold".

Barry Pearce, Janet McKenzie and Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 44 (illus.). image III; cat.no. 33