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River Seine sketchbook, early 19th century.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([64] p., with blanks) ; 11 x 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC611.S461 R58 1800z
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Bound in morocco-style boards, with gilt floral borders and gilt edges.
An early 19th century sketchbook kept by an anonymous traveller to France. Consists of 26 simple graphite sketches of scenes along the River Seine, along with figural and architectural studies. Places depicted include the Tuileries Gardens, Rouen, La Bouille, Jumiegès Abbey, Caudebec, Quillebeuf, Tancarville, and Honfleur. Most of the places depicted are captioned. The sketches are in an album of multi-colored paper.
Subject Terms:
France -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Seine River (France) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Seine River Valley (France) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Figure drawings.
Graphite drawings.
Landscape drawings.
Travel sketches.

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