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Title

"Beauty bares her secret breast"

(1993)

Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 – 24 Apr 1999

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  • Details

    Date
    (1993)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    aquatint, black ink on white BFK Rives paper
    Edition
    artist's proof, 1st state
    Dimensions
    59.5 x 39.3 cm platemark; 75.8 x 57.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Anonymous gift 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    255.1994
    Copyright
    © Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust

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    Arthur Boyd

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    Works in the collection

    402

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • 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!"' [pg. 55]

    • 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

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