Artist's sketchbook, circa 1809?.
- Physical Description:
- 1 v. ( leaves) : ill. ; 19 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC795 .A78 1809Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Gilt tooled tree calf binding.
An early 19th century sketchbook containing amateur studies of rural figures, sheep, dogs, a man on horseback, a cottage, and several outline sketches of scenery. The sketches are in graphite or pen and black ink, several with gray wash. The figures are reminiscent of William Pyne's "Groups of Figures for Decorating Landscape" of 1798. Paper watermarked 1809.
- Subject Terms:
- Drawing -- 19th century -- Great Britain.Drawing -- Technique.Landscape drawing -- 19th century -- Great Britain.Landscape drawing -- Technique.Sheep -- Pictorial works.
- Figure drawings.
Artist's sketchbook, ca. 1809. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.