Sketchbook of Figure and Landscape Subjects

Drawings in graphite and pen and brown ink on off-white wove paper, bound in marbled paper with leather spine and corners | 16.8 x 21in | c. 1838 and later

Francis William Edmonds

The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step in his conception for paintings. This s...
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