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Sketchbook

ca. 1797-1811 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Volume containing pen and ink, and pencil sketches
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 8.0625in
  • Width: 6.8125in
Marks and Inscriptions
Tub / Hasting (sic) / 1797 (Inscribed in ink on the back of the book)
Credit line
Presented by F. R. Meatyard
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
P.85-1921

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record createdFebruary 1, 2011
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