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Title

"The lady of the forest"

(1993)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1993)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, drypoint and aquatint, printed in black ink on white Velin Arches paper


Edition

1/35


Dimensions

39.2 x 59.4 cm platemark; 58.0 x 79.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.


Credit

Anonymous gift 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

667.1994


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Christopher Brennan, Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 76. Refer to Part V of 'The quest of silence': "The Lady of the Forest was a tale:/ of the white unicorns that round her sleep/ gamboll'd, no turf retains a print; and man...".

Barry Pearce, Janet McKenzie and Hendrik Kolenberg, Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 42 (illus.). image I; cat.no 31