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John COBURN

Ingham, Queensland, Australia 1925 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2006

  • France 1969-72

Two religious designs.
Collection Title: Sketchbook mainly of religious designs
Page: Leaf 10 recto.
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, ink; paper drawing in fibre-tipped pen Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: Inscribed in upper design as part of work in fibre-tipped pen 'The/third/day/He/arose/from/the /dead'. Inscribed in lower design as part of work in fibre-tipped pen 'And was buried/He descended into hell'. Inscribed beside lower image in fibre-tipped pen 'Alpha Design/five wounds/sadness & grief/Calm and quiet/ Lamentation/Anticipation of/the Resurrection'.
Dimensions: image 31.8 h x 20.4 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 28.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doreen Coburn, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.83.13
Image rights: © Doreen Coburn
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Doreen Coburn, the artist’s daughter, Sydney, 2007.