Arthur Boyd is among Australia’s most respected artists. A member of the Boyd family artistic dynasty, this work is quintessentially Arthur. Placing a skull - symbolic of the inevitability of death - beside a portrait, he explores the human condition. At once transient and timeless, this poetic work is caught between life and death.
An icon of Australian art, Boyd has an Order of Australia and is represented in all public institutions. He was an influential member of the Antipodeans, who included Charles Blackman, John Brack and Clifton Pugh. With the deft ability to merge inner and external worlds, his work continues to transfix collectors.
Arthur BOYD (1920 - 1999)
'Untitled (Portrait and Skull) '
etching on paper
Edition of 30
Image Size: 50 x 40 cm
Dimensions: 81 x 40 cm
Signed: Signed lower left: Arthur Boyd; numbered lower right 19/30
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
© Arthur Boyd / Copyright Agency 2019
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