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Title

Song of the Earth

1960


Artist

John Coburn

Australia

23 Sep 1925 - 07 Nov 2006


Details


Place where the work was made

Rose Bay Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1960


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil, sand on hardboard


Dimensions

129.5 x 122.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., "Coburn/ 60".
Dated verso on frame, "7/60". [not sighted. information sourced from 1960 Acquistion and Purchase book]


Credit

Sydney Ure Smith Memorial Fund 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OA20.1960


Artist information

John Coburn

Works in the collection

70


Place

Where the work was made
Rose Bay

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 26 (illus.). cat.no. 33

Lou Klepac, John Coburn: the spirit of colour, 'Establishing a reputation', pg. 44-56, Sydney, 2003, 54 (colour illus.), 213. plate no. 31

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 41, 74 (colour illus.). cat.no. 78

The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, cat.no. 100

Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, 10 Sep 1960.

Editor Unknown, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 25 Aug 1960.

Unknown (Editor), Sun, Sydney, 25 Aug 1960.