Figure in landscape (Nude washing in a creek III)
24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999
Figure in landscape
oil and tempera on hardboard
159.5 x 183.0 cm board; 161.5 x 184.9 x 3.4 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black oil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Australian artists (1961), Raymond Burr Galleries, California, 30 Nov 1961 -
Arthur Boyd retrospective (1962), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Jun 1962–Jul 1962
Arthur Boyd: recent paintings and etchings (1963), Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Collingwood, 19 Mar 1963–05 Apr 1963
Aspects of Australian Figurative Painting 1942-1962: Dreams, Fears and Desires (The 5th Biennale of Sydney), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Apr 1984–17 Jun 1984
Celebrity Choice - Sam Neill, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jan 1987–08 Feb 1987
Arthur Boyd retrospective (1993-1994):
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 15 Dec 1993–06 Mar 1994
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 30 Mar 1994–23 May 1994
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 09 Jun 1994–21 Aug 1994
- Art Gallery of Western Australia, Australia 22 Sep 1994–20 Nov 1994
Body, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Sep 1997–16 Nov 1997
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Referenced in 10 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1963 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1963, 7. cat.no. 1
Anthony Bond, Body, 'Embodying the Real', pg. 11-80, Sydney, 1997, 46 (colour illus.). figure 56, cat.no. 27
Christine Dixon and Terry Smith, Aspects of Australian figurative painting 1942-1962: dreams, fears and desires, Sydney, 1984, 42 (illus.).
McCulloch., Herald, Article, Melbourne, 20 Mar 1963, (illus.). page unknown
Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, London, 2000, 109 (colour illus.).
Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1964, (illus.).
Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 114 (colour illus.). cat.no. 98
Graham Perkin (Editor), Age, Melbourne, 01 Oct 1968, (illus.). page unknown, 'Good Weekend' section
Franz Philipp, Arthur Boyd, London, 1967, 100, 127-128, (colour illus.). cat.no. 10.32; plate no. XXXV
Whitechapel Art Gallery and Arthur Boyd, Arthur Boyd: retrospective exhibition (1962), London, 1962.