Jack Coburn WITHEROP

Jack Coburn WITHEROP

Painter of marine and harbour subjects, engraver The artist studied at Liverpool School of Art 1924-30 and received a scholarship to Royal College of Art in London. From 1936-39 he rented a studio in St Ives though his sending in address remained at Liverpool, and he was particularly attracted by Cornish harbour subjects. During WWII he worked in the Air Ministry.

works and access

Titles include: Fishing Nets, St Ives; Polperro, Cornwall; Cornish Harbour; Tin Mines, Cornwall.

Access: Birkenhead; Bradford; Contemporary Art Society of Wales; Liverpool (Walker), Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Polperro; Tovey Creating a Splash: reproduction of Walker Art Gallery collection


GI, L, M, Penwith Society, RA, RHA


STISA (1939-49)


Buckman Artists in Britain since 1945

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall p353

Johnson & Greutzner

Tovey (2003) Creating a Splash (Illus) (under Coburn-Witherop)