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John COBURN

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

  • France 1969-72

John Coburn sketchbook 5 1987-93 Description: hardbound sketchbook with black acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple compositional studies by John Coburn
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and black ink and black pencil 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 black pen, 'John Coburn / 1987-93'. Titled verso front cover upper centre in black pen, 'Sydney & / Pearl Beach'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 35.6 h x 28.0 w x 2.3 d cm book (open) 35.6 h x 55.4 w x 2.3 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doreen Coburn 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.1660
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Doreen Coburn, the artist’s wife, Sydney, 2014.