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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'Narcissus loses his love'), from the portfolio Narcissus

(1983-1984)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Other Title

IV Narissus loses his love


Date

(1983-1984)


Media category

Print


Materials used

aquatint on paper


Edition

artist's proof, 1st state


Dimensions

60.6 x 42.4 cm platemark; 72.0 x 51.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

385.1993.4


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Works in the collection

400


Referenced in 6 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 no. 174; dated 1983; titled 'Narcissus Loses his Love: Hell, hanging on..'

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, 7 (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. Image has more detail.; Titled ' IV Narissus loses his love'