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An image of (Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The Narcissus emblems') by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

Title
(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The Narcissus emblems'), from the portfolio Narcissus
Year
(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
Accession number
385.1993.1
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Location
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', 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.).

Exhibition history (1)

Arthur Boyd retrospective (1993-1994):