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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)
    France (drawn)
    Belgium (drawn)

  • Date:

    1767 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Volume containing pen and pencil sketches

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by F. R. Meatyard

  • Museum number:

    P.76-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Volume containing numerous pen and pencil sketches of figures and views on the road to Antwerp, including scenes at Calais, and views in Northamptonshire, Crowland, Kelvedon Copse, Peterborough, Wheale, and St. Ives in Huntingdonshire. There are also notes of itineraries, travel expenses and a permit for travel for Farington and Thomas d'Jour to embark at Calais for England. There are 69 leaves. Some have, at some point, been torn out. Inscribed with date and sketchbook number.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)
France (drawn)
Belgium (drawn)

Date

1767 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Volume containing pen and pencil sketches

Marks and inscriptions

Jos: Farington / de Londini 1767 / Northamptonshire & c / Sketch Book / Number 5
Inscribed in ink inside the front cover

1767
Inscribed on the back

Dimensions

Height: 8.0125 in Size of volume, Width: 6.5 in

Descriptive line

Sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing numerous pen and pencil sketches of figures and views on the road to Antwerp, including scenes at Calais, and views in Northamptonshire. Great Britain, 1767.

Materials

Pencil; Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Figures

Categories

Drawings; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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