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Established in 1994, Galeria Aniela won the trust of some of the most important Australian artists with Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, David Boyd, Jamie Boyd, Lenore Boyd, Nathaniel Boyd, Bogdan Fialkowski, Pamela Griffith, Col Henry, Robin Holliday, Pin Hsun Hsiang, Danielle Legge, Regina Noakes, John Olsen, John Perceval, Celia Perceval, Tessa Perceval, Dino Rogliani, Kinga Rypinska, Garry Shead, Gaye Spencer, Michael Vaynman, Susan Weaver and also Arthur Merric Boyd, Emma Minnie Boyd, William Merric Boyd and Ray Crooke. We sell to a world wide buyer base, items of impeccable provenance and quality, recognizing the importance of a buyer confidence in purchasing genuine, authentic and original works of art. Galeria Aniela combines the knowledge of art and financial expertise. Our people focused approach ensures an enjoyable and a rewarding experience.
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|Emma Minnie à Beckett Boyd (1858-1936) the founder of the Boyd artistic dynasty|
Emma Minnie à Beckett, known as Minnie, was born at Collingwood in 1858. She was second daughter of William Arthur à Beckett and his wife of Emma Mills á Beckett, the heiress of John Mills fortune. was a successful painter and married another highly regarded painter of his day, Arthur Merric Boyd (1862-1940). They came to Melbourne in the mid 1870s and settled at Brighton and had five children.
Emma Minnie was lively, beautiful, cultivated and compassionate, she painted landscapes in Tasmania and many seascapes, but she had a particular talent for genre. At their farm at Yarra Glen she successfully painted the four seasons in a frieze around the dining-room. They both exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1891 after which they moved briefly to Paris. On their return to Melbourne in 1894 they lived at Sandringham. In 1898 their works were included in the Exhibition of Australian Art in London at the Grafton Galleries. The family travelled overseas from time to time, and spent summers in Tasmania where the scenery inspired some of Boyd's best work; they exhibited regularly with the Victorian Artists' Society. Many critics believe that Emma Minnie à Beckett (1858-1936) work to be superior to her husband's Arthur Merric Boyd (1862-1940).
Arthur Merric Boyd
born in New Zealand,
son of Captain
John Theodore Thomas Boyd
and his wife
Lucy Charlotte Martin.
AfterEmma Minnie à Beckett death at Sandringham on 13 September 1936, her husband Arthur Merric Boyd lived at Rosebud where he was often joined by his grandson Arthur Boyd (1920-1999) to whom he gave painting lessons.
Emma Minnie à Beckett husband, Arthur Merric Boyd died at Murrumbeena on 30 July 1940, survived by three sons William Merric Boyd, known as Merric Boyd (potter), Theodore Penleigh Boyd (painter) and Martin à Beckett Boyd (writer) and a daughter Helen à Beckett Boyd (painter). It can be said that the Boyd artistic dynasty really begin with the 14 January 1886 marriage of Emma Minnie à Beckett (1858-1936) and Arthur Merric Boyd (1862-1940), both were established painters at the time of their marriage.
They had five children, including William Merric Boyd (1888-1959), known as Merric Boyd, who later become father of Australia's most renown and influential artist Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999) known as Arthur Boyd.
Their children are:
1.Lucy Evelyn Gough Boyd (born 1916) ceramist
2.Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999) known as Arthur Boyd one of Australia's most important artists
3. Guy Martin à Beckett Boyd (1923-1988) sculptor
5.Mary Elizabeth Boyd (1926-) painter Email
Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd
Arthur Boyd is
|Jamie Patrick Boyd (1948) known as Jamie Boyd is son of Arthur Boyd (1920-1999) and his wife Yvonne Lennie.|
|Nathaniel Boyd born 1983 is the youngest son of Jamie Patrick Boyd (1948-) and his wife Helena|
Emma Minnie à
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ABC TV Sunday Afternoon,|
Review| Boyd family exhibition
in Galeria Aniela|
Jamie Boyd, nieces: Lenore Boyd, Tessa Perceval
VIDEO youtube: ABC TV Australian National News| Best of Boyd exhibition in Galeria Aniela open by Cameron O'Reilly, Deputy Chairman Australia National Gallery
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