Lovers and window
24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999
etching, drypoint and aquatint; black ink on white Velin Arches paper
59.3 x 39.3 cm platemark; 79.9 x 58.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Anonymous gift 1994
Not on display
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Paintings and etchings by Arthur Boyd (1994):
Arthur Boyd (1993-4), David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 20 Dec 1993–31 Jan 1994
Arthur Boyd - "The Prodigal Son" and "The Writer and his Muse" (1996), Australian Galleries, Brisbane (Australia), Brisbane, 29 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996
Referenced in 2 publications
Christopher Brennan, Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 65. NOTE: Refer to Part II of 'Interlude: 'The hearth and the window' especially the lines - "when the lone window watch'd the lonely road/ winding into the exiled west, across/ the desolate plain, with, seldom on its fosse/ tipt black against grey gloom, a poplar spire;"
Barry Pearce, Janet McKenzie and Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 43 (illus.). image II; cat.no 32