Arthur Boyd (1920-1999)

Potter Seated and his Wife, c.1968

oil on canvas, signed l.r.c. ‘Arthur Boyd’

113 x 108 cm
The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 1969, The Estate of Graham Ipkendanz Sydney, thence by descent
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,
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
  • EStimate $40,000 - $60,000
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