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Title

"Beauty bares her secret breast"

(1993)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1993)


Materials used

zinc plate


Dimensions

59.2 x 39.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

650.1994


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 45 (illus.). image IV; cat.no. 34

Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 55. NOTE: Refer to Part V of 'The twilight of disquietude': "and Beauty bares her secret breast,/ Hasten, O night with nuptial breath!/ hour remote from any face!"