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Print - The Vision of the Church on Fire
  • The Vision of the Church on Fire
    Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999
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The Vision of the Church on Fire

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.4931-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 292, box A

Physical description

Lithograph titled 'The Vision of the Church on Fire '. Signed in pencil 'Arthur Boyd', and numbered '22-25'. Dark and light faces are depicted emerging in and out of flames and smoke.

Date

1965 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'Arthur Boyd'
Each signed in pencil

'22-25'
Each numbered

Dimensions

Height: 50.8 cm, Width: 62.8 cm

Descriptive line

'The Vision of the Church on Fire'. Print by Arthur Boyd (born 1920) from a set of 21 lithographs themed around St. Francis of Assisi, published in 1965. The edition was limited to 25 sets.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968. London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Human faces; Visions; Smoke; Fires; Flames

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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