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Romeo and Juliet
(1963)

Medium
earthenware, lead, wood
Measurements
(a-t) 222.6 × 371.4 × 4.2 cm (variable) (installed)
Place/s of Execution
Murrumbeena, Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
(a) inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.: 1 (in a circle) / one
(b) incised l.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (inverted) on reverse u.c.: 2 (in a circle)
(c) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 3 (in a circle)
(d) inscribed in charcoal and fibre-tipped pen (inverted) on reverse l.c.: 4 (in a circle)
(e) incised l.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse u.c.: 5 (in a circle)
(f) incised l.c.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (inverted) on reverse l.c.: 6 (in a circle) / six
(g) incised l.c.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (inverted) on reverse l.c.: 7 (in a circle)
(h) inscribed in charcoal on reverse c.: 8 (in a circle)
(i) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 9 (in a circle)
(j) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c: 10 (in a circle)
(k) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 11
(l) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse l.c.: 12
(m) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.r.: 13
(n) inscribed in charcoal on reverse c.: 14
(o) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 15
inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse l.c.: A
(p) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 16
(q) incised l.c.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 17
(r) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 18
(s) inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c.: 19
(t) incised l.c.r.: Arthur Boyd
inscribed in charcoal (vertically) on reverse c: 20
Accession Number
D102.a-t-1969
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the National Art Gallery and Cultural Centre Building Committee, Women's Council, 1969
© Arthur Boyd’s work reproduced with the permission of Bundanon Trust, https://www.bundanon.com.au
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Polyptych - centre panel (6 tiles), flanked either side by inner (4) and outer (3)