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

  • France 1969-72

John Coburn sketchbook 3 1981 to 1986 Description: hardbound sketchbook with brown cloth cover and transparent plastic protective sleeve, containing multiple compositional studies by John Coburn
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in black pencil and pen and black ink Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated verso front cover upper centre in pen and black ink, 'John Coburn / 1981-86'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 37.5 h x 32.2 w x 1.6 d cm book (open) 37.5 h x 64.0 w x 1.6 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doreen Coburn 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.1658
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Doreen Coburn, the artist’s wife, Sydney, 2014.