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Arthur Boyd

Forest Sketch no 2, 1976 - 1977

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Catalogue number: 20

watercolour on paper

27.50 x 22.50

signed 'Arthur Boyd' l.r. and titled on reverse

Provenance:

Christies, 27 November 2000, lot 110, as ‘Shoalhaven River’;
Private Collection, Melbourne, since then

Literature & references:

Joelle Gergis, Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia, MUP, 2018, p. 240:
"Research by renowned Australian ecologist Lesley Hughes has found that 53 per cent of the 800 species of Australian eucalypts have climatic ranges that can tolerate less than 3 degree shifts in average temperatures, while only 25 per cent of species survive wthin 1 degree of their current range.”

Note:

The painting had been laid on board but not glazed - and had also been discoloured by tobacco smoke. It has been taken off the backing, cleaned, glazed and archivally mounted. During this process, the title was revealed.

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