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Title:
Album of animal drawings and lithographs.
Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1832-1834.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([9] leaves, with many blanks) : ill. ; 22 x 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC780 .A45 1832+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
Album of seven original drawings, in graphite, pen and ink, and watercolors, along with two lithographs, collected by an unknown compiler. The drawings and lithographs are of varied subjects, though a number feature horses or other animals. No two are by the same artist, and some are unsigned. Three are dated 1832; one, 1834.
Bound in full gilt-tooled and gilt-stamped morocco, with brass clasp (partially lacking); with gilt edges and blue silk endpapers.
Contents:
Graphite drawing of two horses frolicking, within an embossed paper frame stamped De La Rue & Co., London. Signed in ink: Mary Barton, 1832 -- Lithograph titled "An Arab's Death". Signed: John Jervis -- Pen and ink sketch of a carriage and four horses, driver, and two passengers. Inscribed on the back: for Kate [illegible] -- Graphite drawing, with white highlights, of a rural cottage, with a wagon, two horses, and two people. Signed: G. Govrini [?] 1834 -- Graphite drawing of a hunting dog (possibly a whippet or pointer), running. Signed in ink: Catherine Staples, 1832 -- Watercolor, over pen and ink, of a woman being committed to an insane asylum (?), in a courtyard of classical or Italian design -- Watercolor, over pen and ink, of a young shepherd sitting on a rock, with a sheep. Signed in ink: Grace Palliser, 1832 -- Graphite drawing, with pen and ink and watercolor, of ice skaters on a frozen lake. Unsigned -- Lithograph of an overturned farmer's wagon, titled "Route du marché". Signed: Ricasoli del. Lith de [Godefroy?] Engelmann.
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Animals -- Pictorial works.
Animals in art.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Skating -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Albums.
Graphite drawings.
Ink drawings.
Watercolors.
Lithographs -- 1832-1834.
Sketchbooks.
Contributors:
Barton, Mary, ill.
Engelmann, G. (Godefroy), 1788-1839.
Jervis, John, ill.
Palliser, Grace, ill.
Ricasoli, ill.
Staples, Catherine, ill.
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