A member of one of the most distinguished 'art' families of Australia. Born in 1920, he was instructed by his father, William Merric Boyd, in the art of ceramics, and painting in the Heidelberg tradition by his grandfather. During the 1930's Boyd came into contact with the modern movement and was brought into touch with the Contemporary Art Society by Albert Tucker. One of Australia's most important artists, Boyd died in 1999.
Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd painted decoration attributed to Neil Douglas, Victoria, circular earthenware dish decorated with kangaroos in a landscape attributed to Neil Douglas incised AMB 11 cm diameter.
Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, Victoria, painted decoration attributed to Neil Douglas Murrumbeena pottery circular earthenware dish painted with a scene showing a kangaroo in an outback landscape incised AMB 9.5 cm diameter
John Perceval, Neil Douglas and Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd earthenware coffee pot of waisted cylindrical shape, with a vibrant scene showing kangaroos in an outback setting, in colours of blue yellow and green, incised 'Arthur Merric Boyd, Perceval & Do
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