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Morris COHEN

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1866 – 1931

Sketches in Venice 1906
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of figure studies, at sea and in N. America, England, Europe and Egypt
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
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. 6 subjects, 3 inscribed in pen and black ink 'A Venetian flower girl', 'Charcoal' (seller) and 'the duchesses/footman' (sic), and two untitled head-and-shoulders sketches and an untitled sketch of a gondola.
Dimensions: sheet 13.8 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Valerie Albiston and Yvonne Cohen 1978.
Accession No: NGA 78.581.52
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Yvonne Cohen and Valerie Albiston, the artist’s daughters, Melbourne, 1978.