John Cobby 'Bush Camping'
John Cobby 'Bush Camping'
John Cobby 'Bush Camping'
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John Cobby 'Bush Camping'

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John Cobby is part of the legion of artists who gave voice to the often overlooked rural experience. Reared in country Australia, his earliest memories are from his father’s motorbike’s side-car, zooming across the sunburnt land. As a boy, he was inspired by his mother, an illustrator, to create art.

After marrying, Cobby moved to Rushworth where out of his friend’s saddle shop, he began selling his art. The enterprise bloomed, allowing Cobby to eventually build his own gallery. Like fellow outsider artist Pro Hart, Cobby’s work is inflected with a larrikin’s lilt. In ‘Bush Camping’, he depicts a camp set-up. So vivid is this work, that you can almost smell the campfire smoke before it.

Across his career, Cobby has found his work in American, Malaysian, German and British collectors. For admirers of the underdog and rural experience, this one's a winner.

John COBBY (1957 - )
'Bush Camping'
oil on board
Image Size: 45 x 60 cm
Dimensions: 45 x 60 cm
Signed: Signed lower right: COBBY
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
© The Artist or Assignee

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