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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Volume containing pencil sketches and notes

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by F. R. Meatyard

  • Museum number:

    P.82-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing several pages of notes in pencil relating to Scottish topography and customs, also some light sketches of figures and places, Bass Kirk, Wharton and Falkirk. Three sketches are dated with the day and month but not the year. The are 24 leaves in total but many other have, at some point, been cut out.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Volume containing pencil sketches and notes

Dimensions

Height: 6.375 in Size of volume, Width: 8.875 in

Descriptive line

Sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing several pages of notes in pencil relating to Scottish topography and customs, also some light sketches of figures and places. Great Britain, ca. 1780-1800.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching

Subjects depicted

Figures; Landscapes

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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