Friday, November 29, 2013

Theodore Penleigh Boyd

Theodore Penleigh Boyd (Australian, 1890 – 1923)

Spring, 1910

Theodore Penleigh Boyd (15 August 1890 – 27 November 1923) was an Australian artist.
Penleigh Boyd was a member of the Boyd artistic dynasty: his parents Arthur Merric Boyd (1862–1940) and Emma Minnie Boyd (née à Beckett) were well-known artists of the day, and his brothers included Merric Boyd the ceramacist (1888–1959) and the novelist Martin Boyd (1893–1972). His son Robin Boyd (1919–1971) became a famous and influential architect, educator and social commentator, and his nephews Arthur BoydGuy Boyd and David Boyd became prominent artists.