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An image of Song of the Earth by John Coburn

John Coburn

(Australia 23 Sep 1925 – 07 Nov 2006)

Title
Song of the Earth
Place of origin
Rose BaySydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
OA20.1960
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

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, Roseville, 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.

Exhibition history (5)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1960), Farmer's Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, 25 Aug 1960–06 Sep 1960

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961

Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary (1962-63):

One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Various, 1968–1969

John Coburn: five decades, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 17 Feb 2004–21 Mar 2004