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Title

"Beauty bares her secret breast"

(1993)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

649.1994


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

400


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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