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An image of (Illustration (a) for Peter Porter's poem 'From the autobiography of Narcissus') by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

Title
(Illustration (a) for Peter Porter's poem 'From the autobiography of Narcissus'), from the portfolio Narcissus
Other titles:
III The orchard on the rock
Year
(1983-1984)
Media category
Print
Materials used
aquatint on paper
Edition
artist's proof, 1st state
Dimensions

60.5 x 42.2 cm platemark; 75.0 x 50.8 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Nont dated.
Credit
Anonymous gift 1993
Accession number
385.1993.11
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.

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

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, 22 (colour illus. )20, 32. NOTE: Image collection of Bundanon Trust. Image is the same composition although has more drypoint detail.; Titled 'III The orchard on the rock'