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Creator:
Barbara Bodichon, 1827–1891, British
Title:

Sketchbook

Date:
1861
Medium:
Watercolor, black chalk, and graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Spine: 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm) and Sheet: 5 x 7 inches (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in orange paint on spine: "1861"; inscribed in graphite inside front cover: "Mysembrianthimum | b/ | <mysanthimum.> plant grasse"; inscribed in graphite inside back cover: "May 30th"; inscribed on page 18: "April 25 1861"; inscribed on inside back cover: "May 30th Sunset in [...] & [...] | yellow ochre sky. Tree on hill of | lamp black over the yellow the | lights in long rays of the yellow | ochre . Reeds against the distance | 3 colours near black for shadow against | sky, bright green yellow for trans [...] leaves & sky colour | ochre for lights on [...] tree in forground the same | [...] & plants in [...] | [...] green in fine | ground"

Collector's mark: "Scalands Gate, Robertsbridge, Hawkhurst"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.23.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Sketchbooks
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46116
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