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Humble, Michael M

[Sketches made during a trip to Germany and Northern Europe]

[Northern Europe], 1844.
Physical Description:
1 volume (approximately 44 drawings) ; 19 x 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process DD39 .H86 1844+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Drawings & Watercolors
Bound in contemporary half roan and marbled boards.
Sketchbook kept by Michael M. Humble, of the Rectory, Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, Derbyshire, during a trip to Germany and Northern Europe in 1844. Comprises 44 pencil, wash, or watercolor drawings, some just preliminary studies, but including watercolors of towns, scenery, and dining companions. On one inner board Humble has listed paint colors and their characteristics. Humble was rector of the parish for 50 years, 1839-1889.
Subject Terms:
Europe, Northern -- Pictorial works.
Germany -- Pictorial works.
Humble, Michael M.
Graphite drawings.
Wash drawings.
Landscape drawings -- Germany.
Landscape drawings -- Europe, Northern.
Travel sketches -- Germany
Travel sketches -- Europe, Northern.

  • Watercolours include: Dinner companions
  • Lutheran pastor
  • Hall at Wiesbaden
  • Sonenburg
  • Wiesbaden lodgings
  • Rooms at Wiesbaden
  • Old tower at Sonenberg
  • Homburgh invalid --Konigstein nr Homburg
  • Homburg
  • Old tower at Homburg.

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