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Sketchbook of Figure Studies

Artist:
John William Casilear (American, New York 1811–1893 Saratoga Springs, New York)
Medium:
Drawings in graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on off-white wove paper affixed with adhesive wafers at corners to dark tan laid (ledgerbook) paper, bound in a cardboard cover with leather trim
Dimensions:
Cover: 12 11/16 x 7 3/4 in. (32.2 x 19.7 cm) Sheets: 12 11/16 x 7 3/4 in. (32.2 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund,1979
Accession Number:
1979.581
Not on view
This image represents one of forty-four drawings in this sketchbook.
Inscription: [inside front cover at top]: 15 [?]; [on 1979.581.2 recto]: John Casilear [the artist's father]/ His Book/ New York/ May 1, 1814/ The Property of John W. Casilear/ New York January 1828. [underlined with a flourish]

Marking: Watermarked sheets: [figure with shield in cartouche]
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