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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    c.1910 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steer, Philip Wilson, born 1860 - died 1942 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil on wove paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Legatees of the Artist:
    Miss Hamilton, Major J.A.F.H. Hamilton and Lt. Col. William Steer.

  • Museum number:

    E.280-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 30, box A

Physical description

Sketch-book of wove paper. Landscape and seascape studies.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

c.1910 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Steer, Philip Wilson, born 1860 - died 1942 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil on wove paper.

Dimensions

Height: 7.25 in, Width: 10.25 in

Object history note

The inscriptions inside the front covers of the sketch-books E.268 - 312-1943 were mostly added by Steer's secretary, Miss Glenn Huggins, who in her recollections published in Steer by D.S. MacColl (London, 1945) says "Most of the sketch-books were scrapped: some of those he kept he asked me to make a few notes in." Other inscriptions throughout the sketch-books were added in 1943 on information supplied by Mr. Ronald Gray.

Descriptive line

Philip Wilson Steer. Sketchbook (one of 45). c.1910. Landscape and seascape studies.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.

Materials

Wove paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing; Sketching

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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