Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd
(1920 - 1999)
Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd was active/lived in Australia. Arthur Boyd is known for impressionist landscape, biblical and figurative painting, ceramics.
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Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999)
Born on 24 July 1920 at Open Country, 8 Wahroonga Crescent, Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia, the second child and eldest son in the family of three sons and two daughters of (William) Merric Boyd, potter, and his wife, Doris Lucy Eleanor, née Gough, painter. His four siblings were the potter and painter Lucy Boyd, the sculptor Guy Boyd, the painter and potter David Boyd, and the painter Mary Boyd, who married successively two distinguished Australian painters, John Perceval and Sidney Nolan. After attending the state school at Murrumbeena, Melbourne, he left aged fourteen and worked at the north Melbourne paint factory of his uncle Ralph Madder, while gaining a modest amount of f
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