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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Mining Country (1966)

$300,000–500,000

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© Arthur Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2024

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

ARTHUR BOYD

1920-1999
Mining Country (1966)

oil and tempera on composition board
signed 'Arthur Boyd' lower right
85 x 120.5 cm

Provenance

Arthur Boyd, London
Bonython Art Gallery, Adelaide
Elder Smith Goldborough Mort Limited, Adelaide, acquired from the above on 18 October 1966
Elders IXL Limited, transferred from the above in 1985
Portrait of Australia Collection, Foster's Group Limited
The Foster's Collection of Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 23 May 2005, lot 39, illustrated
Savill Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above on 3 October 2006

Exhibited

Arthur Boyd, Bonython Art Gallery, Adelaide, 28 August - 15 September 1966, no. 1, 2,250 gns
Colonial: Contemporary: Continental Masterworks of Australian Painting and the French Barbizon School from the Elders IXL Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2 March - 1 April 1984, no. 46, illustrated
Portrait of Australia 1830-1930: The Elders IXL Collection, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, 30 March - 28 April 1985; Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, 4 May - 2 June 1985; Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, 11 June - 9 July 1985; Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, 19 July - 11 August 1985; Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, 16 August - 15 September 1985; Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, 25 April - 1 June 1986; City of Mildura Arts Centre, Mildura, Tamworth City Art Gallery, Tamworth, 22 May - 21 June 1987; Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, 26 June - 26 July 1987; Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, 31 July - 30 August 1987; S. H. Ervin Museum and Art Gallery, Sydney, 4 September - 5 October 1987; Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, Longreach, 30 April - 29 May 1988; Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, 4 June - 3 July 1988; Brisbane City Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Brisbane, 11 July - 19 August 1988; Geraldton Art Gallery, Geraldton, 3-25 September 1988; Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury, 30 September - 30 October 1988, illustrated
Arthur Boyd: Revisited - Spanning 5 Decades, Savill Galleries, Sydney, 6 September 2005, no. 9, illustrated
Australian Paintings: Traditional, Modern and Contemporary, Savill Galleries, Melbourne, 13 August - 17 September 2006, no. 14, illustrated

Literature

Art and Australia, Ure Smith, Sydney, Vol. 4, no. 2, September 1966, p. 85 (illustrated)
Franz Phillip, Arthur Boyd, Thames and Hudson, London, 1967, cat. no. 17:41, p. 277
Ron Radford, Colonial: Contemporary: Continental Masterworks of Australian Painting and the French Barbizon School from the Elders IXL Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1984, pp. 49 (illustrated), 73
Pamela Luhrs, Portrait of Australia 1830-1930: The Elders IXL Collection, Elders IXL Limited, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 70, 71 (illustrated)

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Geoffrey Smith

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Australian & International Art 
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Australian & International Art 
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Administrator, Art

Australian & International Art 
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David Mackay

Gallery Manager

Sydney 
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