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Title

Falling figure with beast's head

(1962-1963)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1962-1963)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint, printed in black ink on white wove paper


Edition

7/25


Dimensions

34.9 x 40.1 cm platemark; 40.0 x 48.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

368.1993


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 154, 183 (illus.). cat.no. 162

Imre von Maltzahn, Arthur Boyd etchings and lithographs, London, 1971, (illus.). cat.no. 14