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Myra COCKS

Kensington, New South Wales, Australia 1893 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1940

illustrator

  • England and elsewhere 1925-31

The cock laid his beak, first on one side and then the other, of Favouritina's nose (1926)
Collection Title: Illustrations for the book "The princess with the pea-green nose"
Place made: New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and ink and brush Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in pen and black ink, 'Myra Cocks'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso on label in ink and pencil, 'Subject: Illustration from/'The princess with the pea-green nose/Name (Miss) Myra Cocks/Price (pds) 5.5.0/ Gillendoon/Francis St/Randwick'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'Illustration - Princess with the Pea/Green Nose'. Inscribed upper right faintly in black pencil, 'Cut in shelf/ 1/5/26'. Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Princess with/a pea-green nose/AWR/ 12/22/26'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'AWR/ 12/23'. Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'D' [in circle]. Label verso lower left, 'Princess w. Pea Green Nose/$25/Illus. by/Myra Cocks'.
Dimensions: sheet 32.4 h x 23.8 w cm image 27.6 h x 19.4 w cm sight 31.8 h x 23.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1501
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, October 1994.