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Sketchbook of drawings

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1858-1859 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Egg, Augustus Leopold RA, born 1816 - died 1863 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil

  • Museum number:

    E.1845-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf A, box 116

Physical description

Sketchbook quarterbound in morocco with gilt decoration and brown cloth boards containing 50 leaves of thin paper, many blank, others torn away. On the pages are pencil sketches which include landscapes, a scene of cattle grazing, various studies of ruined gothic buildings, slight sketches of figures, copies of heads from paintings, scenes of a port, mediaeval buildings in Tewksbury, and landscapes of Knightsford Bridge near Malvern and Pickersleigh near Malvern.

Date

1858-1859 (made)

Artist/maker

Egg, Augustus Leopold RA, born 1816 - died 1863 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil

Marks and inscriptions

A.L.Egg
1) Signature; Inside front cover; brown ink

Pickersleigh near Malvern
picture title; page 94; pencil

Knightsford Bridge near Malvern - 1858
picture title; page 90; pencil

Tewksbury
picture title; page 88; pencil

[word indecipherable] Malvern
picture title; page 96; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 13.6 cm dimensions of covers, Width: 23 cm

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing pencil sketches of landscapes and buildings by Augustus Egg

Labels and date

Given by Christopher Powney []

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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