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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1797-1811 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Volume containing pen and ink, and pencil sketches

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by F. R. Meatyard

  • Museum number:

    P.85-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing landscape and coastal drawings of the Hastings area, in pencil and pen and ink, mostly with monochrome or watercolour washes. Most have MS notes relating to colour. There are approximately 40 leaves in total, with others having been town out at some point. In addition to the 40 leaves, there is a small piece of paper bearing a date in 1811 and a small sketch of a pond. The volume is dated and inscribed with place-name.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1797-1811 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Volume containing pen and ink, and pencil sketches

Marks and inscriptions

Tub / Hasting (sic) / 1797
Inscribed in ink on the back of the book

Dimensions

Height: 8.0625 in Size of volume, Width: 6.8125 in

Descriptive line

Sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing landscape and coastal drawings of the Hastings area, in pencil and pen and ink, mostly with monochrome or watercolour washes. Great Britain, ca. 1797-1811.

Materials

Pencil; Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching; Wash

Subjects depicted

Boats; Coastal; Beaches; Harbours; Shores; Landscapes

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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