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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'From the autobiography of Narcissus')

(1983-1984)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Other Titles

The autobiography of Narcissus

II The orchid on the rock


Date

(1983-1984)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint on paper


Edition

artist's proof as in edition of 25


Dimensions

59.5 x 42.6 cm platemark; 79.2 x 59.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

384.1993.11


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

400


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Darleen Bungey, Arthur Boyd: A life, Sydney, 2007, 510, 513-515. NOTE: General reference on Narcissus series.

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 156. cat.no. 185

Peter Porter, Narcissus, London, 1984, 23 (illus.).

Gavin Wilson, Rivers + Rocks : select works of Arthur Boyd & Brett Whiteley, ‘Rivers + Rocks’, pg. 9-60, New South Wales, 2001, 20, 22 (colour illus.), 32. NOTE: Collection of Bundanon Trust; Titled 'II The orchid on the rock'