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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'The Narcissus emblems'), from the portfolio Narcissus

(1983-1984)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Other Titles

XIV The Narcissus emblems

The Narcissus Emblems: ... eaten myself off the water's top


Date

(1983-1984)


Media category

Print


Materials used

aquatint, pencil, blue fibre-tipped pen on paper


Edition

artist's proof, 1st state


Dimensions

60.7 x 42.4 cm platemark; 69.4 x 51.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

385.1993.15


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Darleen Bungey, Arthur Boyd: A life, Sydney, 2007, 510, 513-515. NOTE: General reference on Narcissus series.

Dr Ursula Hoff, The art of Arthur Boyd, London, 1986, (illus.). plate no. 178; dated 1983; titled ' The Narcissus Emblems: ... eaten myself off the water's top'

Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Collaborative projects', pg.130-55, London, 2000, 147-154.

Barry Pearce, Arthur Boyd retrospective, Sydney, 1993, 156. cat.no. 185

Peter Porter, Narcissus, London, 1984, cover (illus.), 31 (illus.).

Gavin Wilson, Rivers + Rocks : select works of Arthur Boyd & Brett Whiteley, ‘Rivers + Rocks’, pg. 9-60, New South Wales, 2001, 4 (colour illus.), 20, 32. NOTE: Collection of Bundanon Trust; Titled 'XIV The Narcissus emblems'