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Title

"Trumpets flood the air"

(1993)


Artist

Arthur Boyd

Australia, England

24 Jul 1920 - 24 Apr 1999


Details


Date

(1993)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint; black ink on white Velin Aches paper


Edition

1/35 [second state]


Dimensions

59.5 x 39.4 cm platemark; 79.8 x 58.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Anonymous gift 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

669.1994


Artist information

Arthur Boyd

Artist profile

Works in the collection

402


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Arthur Boyd: 30 paintings 1985-1994, 23 etchings 1993, Collingwood, 1994, 44 (illus.). image III; cat.no. 33

Poems (1913), Sydney, 1992, 55. NOTE: The trumpet is a recurring symbol in several of Brennan's poems. Refer to Part V of 'The twightlight of disquietude': "my trumpets flood the air with gold...".