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  • Sketchbook
    Beale, Charles the younger, born 1660 - died 1714 Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699
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Sketchbook

  • Object:

    Sketchbook

  • Date:

    1660-1726 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beale, Charles the younger, born 1660 - died 1714
    Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalk drawings on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Bernard H. Webb Bequest.

  • Museum number:

    E.4528-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf D, box 51

Physical description

Chalk drawings in sketch book containing original studies for portraits and copies of portraits by Van Dyck & possibly Lely.

Date

1660-1726 (made)

Artist/maker

Beale, Charles the younger, born 1660 - died 1714
Beale, Mary, born 1633 - died 1699 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Chalk drawings on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 10 1/2 in Size of vol., Width: 8 1/4 in Size of vol.

Descriptive line

Sketchbook by Charles Beale II (1660-?1726) containing studies from the life, sketches for or after portraits (perhaps copies of Van Dyck and Lely) and copies from Van Dyck's Iconographia. 214 pages (several missing and many blank) of blue, grey and white laid paper, full bound in vellum. Inscribed on the outside of each cover by a former owner 'J... Godsehall / 1668'

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

Owens, Susan, The Art of Drawing British Masters and Methods since 1600, V&A Publishing, London, 2013, p. 48, fig. 28
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper; Chalk

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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