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An image of "Beauty bares her secret breast" by Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd

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

Title
"Beauty bares her secret breast"
Year
(1993)
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, aquatint; black ink on white Velin Arches
Edition
1/35
Dimensions

59.4 x 39.2 cm platemark; 79.6 x 58.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Australian Galleries 1994
Accession number
649.1994
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Christopher Brennan, Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 55. NOTE: Refer to Part V of 'The twilight of disquietude': "and Beauty bares her secret breast,/ Hasten, O night with nuptial breath!/ hour remote from any face!"

Barry Pearce, Janet McKenzie and Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 45 (illus.). image IV; cat.no. 34

Exhibition history (3)

Paintings and etchings by Arthur Boyd (1994):

Arthur Boyd (1993-4), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 20 Dec 1993–31 Jan 1994

Arthur Boyd - "The Prodigal Son" and "The Writer and his Muse" (1996), Australian Galleries, Brisbane (Australia), Brisbane, 29 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996