Arthur Boyd was a poetic artist. His pictures not only illustrate story, they use the figure to describe the human condition. To convey and call up emotions like tenderness, pity, tragedy, the sweet affection of bodies, anger and lust - he needed to embody them. This rare, highly collectible museum quality etching from modern master Arthur Boyd was created during a period of collaboration with poet Peter Porter in the early 1970s. Ebullient and bursting with creative human energy this work of art promises to engage your imagination for years to come.
Arthur BOYD (1920 - 1999)
'S and W' 1973
etching on paper
Image Size: 30 x 24 cm
Signed: Arthur Boyd in margin - S. and W.- Proof
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Very good condition considering its age. Full sheet size has been folded to fit frame and some discoloration has occurred from the masking tape behind. May benefit from a small amount of restoration but is in robust good condition..
Condition:Good: Describes the average used work of art where the image is in Fine condition. The margin may need to be framed out due to markings, corner wear, dog ear, small tears or if framed, the frame may have minor damage.
See companion piece in the Art Gallery of NSW Collection
© Arthur Boyd / Copyright Agency 2019
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