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An image of Double figure with shark head and horns by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

Title
Double figure with shark head and horns
Other titles:
Double Figure with Shark Head (From 'Elektra' backdrop)
Year
(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
Accession number
370.1993
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

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

Exhibition history (2)

Arthur Boyd retrospective (1993-1994):

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000