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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 king brushed her hair violently with the princess's hairbrush (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 left in pen and ink, 'Myra Cocks'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'Princess with the Pwa Green Nose'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'AWR/ 6/7 /Pea/Green'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil, '100'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'F' [in circle[. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'Harpers'. Label verso lower right, 'Princess w. Pea Green Nose / $25 / Illus. by / Myra Cocks'.
Dimensions: sheet 32.2 h x 25.2 w cm image 23.8 h x 16.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1502
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, October 1994.