John COBURN, John Coburn sketchbook 8 Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • France 1969-72

John Coburn sketchbook 8 1997 Description: hardbound sketchbook with a yellow bind and a brown paper collaged cover, adorned in triangular and rectangular decorations, containing multiple compositional studies by John Coburn
Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in pen and black ink, black pencil and watercolour wash Support: sketchbook containing sheets of medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 25.9 h x 28.2 w x 1.4 d cm book (open) 26.0 h x 57.2 w x 1.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doreen Coburn 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.1663
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Doreen Coburn, the artist’s wife, Sydney, 2014.