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Title

Portrait of Professor David Armstrong

1969

Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999

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  • Details

    Date
    1969
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    drypoint, printed in black ink on white wove paper
    Edition
    artist's proof
    Dimensions
    60.5 x 48.2 cm platemark; 75.1 x 57.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd Aug. 1969".

    Credit
    Gift of Professor David Armstrong 2001
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    398.2001
    Copyright
    © Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
    Artist information
    Arthur Boyd

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  • About

    Boyd made a few portrait etchings of friends and contemporaries while living in London in the late 1960s. This was a period of great printmaking activity by the artist and resulted in a significant group of work, leading to his important Lysistrata series (in the Gallery's collection). Other subjects included Albert Tucker and Max Nicholson. The Gallery has three portrait etchings from this period; 'Self portrait' 1962-63, 'John Hull' c. 1964 and 'Mati Basis' c.1971.

    Professor David Armstrong AO, FBA is now the Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney.

    Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2001

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