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Print - Lysistrata

Lysistrata

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Australia (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and aquatint, with some drypoint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Berhnard Baer of Ganymed Original Editions

  • Museum number:

    E.1484-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 56

Physical description

Etching and aquatint from a portfolio of 30 plates entitled 'Lysistrata', in a canvas covered solander box with two screen printed vellum insets on the cover. The portfolio is replete with a title page, 7 variants, 3 addenda, a frontispiece and introduction. Each signed in pencil and numbered.

Place of Origin

Australia (made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and aquatint, with some drypoint

Dimensions

Height: 35 cm, Width: 40 cm Average size of plates

Descriptive line

Etching and aquatint by Arthur Boyd from a portfolio of 30 plates entitled 'Lysistrata', printed at Thomas Ross & Co., and published by Ganymed Original Editions. Australia, 1970.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Aquatint

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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