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Sketchbook
  • Sketchbook
    Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821
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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1765 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Volume containing pencil and wash sketches

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by F. R. Meatyard

  • Museum number:

    P.75-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 29, box A

Physical description

Volume containing numerous studies in pencil and wash of landscapes, buildings, trees, figures and animals, some of which have been emended by Farington's teacher, Richard Wilson. One of the drawings depicts Richard Wilson himself painting from nature in Moor Park, 1765. There are also two landscapes on the same page which were probably drawn by Wilson. There are 51 leaves in the volume, and others that have, at some point, been removed.
Inscribed in front cover with date and number of sketchbook.
51 leaves.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1765 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Volume containing pencil and wash sketches

Marks and inscriptions

Sketch Book No. 4 / Hertfordshire & c- / 1765
Inscribed in ink on the inside of the front cover

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 in Size of volume, Width: 6.5 in

Descriptive line

Early sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing numerous studies in pencil and wash of landscapes, buildings, trees, figures and animals, some of which have been emended by Farington's teacher, Richard Wilson. Great Britain, 1765.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching; Wash

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Animals; Trees; Figures

Categories

Drawings; Animals and Wildlife; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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