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Myra COCKS

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

illustrator

  • England and elsewhere 1925-31

After the wedding there was a tremendous breakfast (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, drawing in pen and ink [recto]; drawing in pen and ink [verso] Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed image A lower right in pen and black ink, 'Myra Cocks'. signed image B lower right monogram in pen and black ink, 'MC'. not dated. Titled lower left in black pencil,' 'The pea green nose / Page 60 'After the wedding there was a tremendous breakfast' '.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'Pea Green/AWR/ 6/7'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil (for image A), '90'. Inscribed upper centre in black pencil (for image B), 93'. Label verso lower right, 'Princess w. Pea Green Nose / $25/Illus. by / Myra Cocks'.
Dimensions: sheet 35.0 h x 48.0 w cm image A 24.2 h x 17.7 w cm image B 8.0 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1498.A-B
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, October 1994.