An image of Serpenting figure with feathers and insects

Arthur Boyd

(Australia, England 24 Jul 1920 – 24 Apr 1999)

Serpenting figure with feathers and insects

Location
Not on display
Further information

Boyd made 68 etchings between 1968-69, larger than those made previously; 'Serpenting figure with feathers and insects' uses the deeply scored lines of a Stanley knife to achieve a dark, boldly printed line.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998

Year
(1968-1969)
Media
Print
Medium
drypoint, etching on white wove paper; black ink
Dimensions
35.2 x 45.1 cm platemark; 39.5 x 56.7 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Arthur Boyd". Not dated.
Credit
Anonymous gift 1993
Accession number
376.1993
Copyright
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust