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Title

(Illustration for Peter Porter's poem 'Narcissus among the anthropologists') , from the portfolio Narcissus

(1983-1984)

Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999

  • Details

    Other Title
    Narcissus among the anthropologists
    Date
    (1983-1984)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    aquatint, pencil, fibre-tipped pen on paper
    Edition
    artist's proof, 1st state
    Dimensions
    60.6 x 42.4 cm platemark; 71.6 x 50.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Anonymous gift 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    385.1993.7
    Copyright
    © Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust

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  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

    • 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, 'Part III: 1971-1983', pg 64-86, London, 1986, (illus.). plate no. 176; dated 1983; titled 'Narcissus among the Anthropologists'

    • Janet McKenzie, Arthur Boyd: Art and life, 'Collaborative projects', pg.130-55, London, 2000, 147-154, 152 (illus.).

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

    • Peter Porter, Narcissus, London, 1984, 13 (illus.).

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