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Title

Double figure with shark head and horns


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Other Title

Double Figure with Shark Head (From 'Elektra' backdrop)


Date

(1962-1963)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint, printed in black ink on white wove paper


Edition

7/25


Dimensions

34.9 x 40.2 cm platemark; 39.4 x 50.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

370.1993


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Works in the collection

399


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Darleen Bungey, Arthur Boyd: A life, Sydney, 2007, 344-346. Robert Helpmann's Royal Ballet production of Elektra with set and costume designs by Arthur Boyd.

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Experimentation: Graphic work', pg. 116-129, London, 2000, 128 (illus.). titled "Double Figure with Shark Head (From 'Elektra' backdrop)"; Image reproduced not from AGNSW collection.

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 154, 155 (illus.). cat.no. 164

Imre von Maltzahn, Arthur Boyd etchings and lithographs, London, 1971, (illus.). cat.no. 18