John COBURN, John Coburn sketchbook 9 Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • France 1969-72

John Coburn sketchbook 9 2003 Description: hardbound sketchbook with black acrylic-coated cover, containing multiple compositional studies by John Coburn
Place made: 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: Printed back cover upper right on white sticker, '265mm x 210mm / EBONY (62) / 813881400 / [barcode] / 5011385937275 / MADE IN ENGLAND'.

Primary Insc: signed and dated verso centre in black pen, 'JOHN COBURN / 2003 -'. not titled. inscribed verso centre in black pen, '3/425 PACIFIC HWY / LINDFIELD NSW 2070'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 21.6 h x 26.9 w x 1.7 d cm book (open) 21.6 h x 53.0 w x 1.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Doreen Coburn 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2014.1664
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Doreen Coburn, the artist’s wife, Sydney, 2014.