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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The Narcissus emblems'), from the portfolio Narcissus


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1983-1984)


Media category

Print


Materials used

aquatint, black fibre-tipped pen on paper


Edition

artists' proof, first state


Dimensions

60.6 x 42.1 cm platemark; 71.7 x 50.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

385.1993.1


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Works in the collection

400


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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', pg 64-86, London, 1986, (illus.). plate 178; dated 1983; titled 'The Narcissus Emblems: ... eaten myself off the water's edge'

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Collaborative projects', pg.130-55, London, 2000, 147-154.

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 156, 194 (illus.). cat.no. 185

Peter Porter, Narcissus, London, 1984, cover (illus.), 31 (illus.).