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


  • England and elsewhere 1925-31

The tall footmen on each side advanced to the assistance of their discomfited and suffering chief (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 mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and black ink, 'Myra Cocks'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'Illustration - The Princess with the Pea Green Nose'. Inscribed verso upper centre in ink, '' 'The pea-green nose'/Page 11 'The tall footmen on each side advanced/ to the assistance of their discomforted &/suffering chief' '.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper centre in black pencil, 'AWR/ 6/7'. Inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'AWR/ 6/29 /Pea Green'. Inscribed upper left in black pencil, '96' [in circle]. Label verso lower centre, 'Princess w. Pea Green Nose/$25/Illus. by/Myra Cocks'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.7 h x 23.2 w cm image 14.0 h x 14.0 w cm backing 27.8 h x 23.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1497
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney, October 1994.