Boatman. John Colbourn, Aust.
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Boatman

c1940s. Colour linocut, titled, editioned 5/75 and signed in pencil in lower margin, 17.1 x 14.8cm. Slight foxing overall.

Born in Ballarat, Colbourn studied at Melbourne University where he gained his Bachelor of Architecture. In 1942 he exhibited 33 linocuts in a joint exhibition with Klytie Pate at Kosminsky Galleries in Melbourne. His linocuts were described as “accomplished and well-drawn” in an article reviewing an exhibition at the Margaret Maclean Gallery, Collins Street, Melbourne. He was also a keen photographer. Ref: Roger Butler, Melbourne Woodcuts & Linocuts, 1981; The Argus, 3 Dec. 1936.

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Item #CL183-24

Price (AUD): $1,350.00  other currencies

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