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An image of (Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'Narcissus loses his love') by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'Narcissus loses his love')
Other titles:
Narcissus loses his love
IV Narcissus loses his love
Narcissus Loses his Love: 'Hell, hanging on...'
Media category
Materials used
etching, aquatint on paper
artist's proof as in an edition of 25

60.6 x 42.7 cm platemark; 79.8 x 59.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Anonymous gift 1993
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

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

Dr Ursula Hoff, The art of Arthur Boyd, 'Part III: 1971-1983', London, 1986, (colour illus.), 80. plate no. 174; dated 1983; titled 'Narcissus Loses his Love: 'Hell, hanging on...'

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 156. 185

Peter Porter, Narcissus, London, 1984, 19 (illus.).

Gavin Wilson, Rivers + Rocks : select works of Arthur Boyd & Brett Whiteley, ‘Rivers + Rocks’, pg. 9-60, New South Wales, 2001, 20, 23 (colour illus.), 32. NOTE: Collection of Bundanon Trust; Titled 'IV Narcissus loses his love'

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