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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1789 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Volume containing pencil sketches

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by F. R. Meatyard

  • Museum number:

    P.80-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing pencil drawings depicting landscapes and architectural details in the Midlands, including views at Bewdley, Kidderminster, Gloucester (infirmary, prison, bridges), Shrewsbury (castle), the Malverns, Tewkesbury and Worcester. There are also MS notes regarding colour, wash techniques and personal expenses. 52 leaves in total, others have evidently at some point been removed.
Inscribed with the date.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1789 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Volume containing pencil sketches

Marks and inscriptions

1789
Inscribed on the back

Notes
Inscribed on the front cover

Dimensions

Height: 8 in Size of volume, Width: 6.375 in

Descriptive line

Sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing pencil drawings depicting rural areas in the Midlands, landscapes and architectural details. Great Britain, 1789.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching

Subjects depicted

Studies; Bridges; Prisons; Castles; Landscapes; Buildings

Categories

Drawings; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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