Ref No. 106

Arthur Boyd (1920-1999)

Potter Seated and his Wife, c.1968

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oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. 'Arthur Boyd'

  • Provenance: The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 1969, The Estate of Graham Ipkendanz Sydney, thence by descent
  • Measurements: 113 x 108 cm
  • Labels: The painting was one of 21 recent works in the exhibition on the theme of Boyd's father, the potter Merric Boyd, painted in London, drawn from memories stored since Murrumbeena childhood, his mother and father evoked as symbols from a personal mythology
  • Exhibited: Arthur Boyd, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 10-23 August, 1969, catalogue No. 13,literature: James Gleeson, 'Superb Concert for the Eye,' Sun Herald, 1969, Gertrude Langer, 'Emotion and Fire in Arthur Boyd's work,' Courier Mail