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Title

St Francis lying down in the wilderness

(1964-1965)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Other Title

St. Francis in the Wilderness


Date

(1964-1965)


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph, printed in black ink on paper


Edition

23/25


Dimensions

50.2 x 62.5 cm image; 56.5 x 79.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

374.1993.19


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


T.S.R. Boase, St Francis of Assisi, London, 1968. (not illustrated)

Darleen Bungey, Arthur Boyd: A life, Sydney, 2007, 420-422. NOTE: General information on series

Maltzahn Gallery, London, Arthur Boyd : lithographs, etchings and engravings, London, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 21; titled 'St. Francis in the Wilderness'; not paginated

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993. cat.no. 170

Margaret Pont, Arthur Boyd & Saint Francis of Assisi: pastels, lithographs & tapestries, 1964-1974, ‘Chapter four: The Franciscan lithographs and their production’, pg. 79-82, South Yarra, 2004, 12, 74, 87 (illus.). plate no. LII; titled 'Francis Lying Down in the Wilderness'; Image courtesy of the Bundanon Trust, NSW