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Morris COHEN

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1866 – 1931

My first 5 minutes in Berlin 1905
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of figure studies, at sea and in N. America, England, Europe and Egypt
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer’s mark

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed in pen and pen and black ink, 'My first 5 minutes in Berlin'. 2 subjects, one inscribed in pen and black ink ' 'Excuse me Sir - but is that the Emperor coming?' 'Nine, nine, das ist der policeman'.' (sic); and untitled bust of policeman.
Dimensions: sheet 13.8 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Valerie Albiston and Yvonne Cohen 1978.
Accession No: NGA 78.581.43
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Yvonne Cohen and Valerie Albiston, the artist’s daughters, Melbourne, 1978.