James Bowkett Coe (1917-2003) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Herbert James (Jim) Bowkett Coe was born in Timaru in 1917. He received formal art training at the Canterbury University College School of Art, but developed his own style, which departed from conventional painting traditions.

During World War II Coe served in the Pacific and recorded his expeiences with paintings and drawings.

After the war he became active in the arts community, and later established the School of Design at the Wellington Polytechnic.

Coe died in 2003. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Theo Schoon and Partner with Cat
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Theo Schoon and Partner with Cat
Oil on loose canvas, 114 x 85 cm
Fine & Applied Art, Dunbar Sloane, Wellington.
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Portrait of Theo Schoon at an Easel
Oil on canvas, 140 x 85 cm
Fine Jewels, Decorative Arts & Fine Furniture, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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Palm Trees
Oil on board, 52 x 39 cm
New Zealand & International Fine Art, Dunbar Sloane, Wellington.
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