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IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL ART FROM THE JOHN SYMOND AM COLLECTION, SYDNEY

DAVID BOYD
1924-2011

King Found 1958

Estimate $150,000 - $200,000

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© The Estate of David Boyd/Copyright Agency, 2018

IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL ART FROM THE JOHN SYMOND AM COLLECTION, SYDNEY

DAVID BOYD

1924-2011
King Found 1958

oil and tempera on composition board
signed 'David Boyd' lower left
122 x 137 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, Melbourne

Provenance

Mr Kym Bonython, Adelaide, by October 1958
Mr Harold E. Mertz, New York, acquired from the above
donated to The University of Texas, Austin, United States of America, until;
The Harold E Mertz Collection of Australian Art, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 28 June 2000, lot 28, illustrated
Mr Ivan Holland, Sydney, acquired from the above
The Ivan Holland Collection, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 3 June 2008, lot 651, illustrated
Mr John Symond AM, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

David Boyd, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 28 October 1958, no. 6
(Probably) David Boyd: The Explorers, Terry Clune Galleries, Sydney, November 1958
The Australian Painters 1964-66: Contemporary Australian Painting from the Mertz Collection, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 10 March – 16 April 1967, no. 105
Legends and Landscape in Australian Art: A Selection of Paintings from the Harold E Mertz Collection at the Archer M Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 9 November – 19 December 1986

Literature

Nancy Benko, The Art of David Boyd, Lidmus, Adelaide, 1973, p. 25 (illustrated)
Elizabeth Hastings with a foreword by Michael Brand, Wingadal: The John Symond Collection, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2013, pp. 178 (illustrated), 274, 275 (illustrated)

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